In this blog post, CB Insights reviews patents that insurance companies have filed related to autonomous vehicles.
This week, Allstate announced a new partnership with Stanford University’s Intelligent Systems Lab to research the implications of connected cars and autonomous vehicles. But according to an analysis of CB Insights Patent Search Engine & Analytics, Allstate is also one of the insurers who have filed a patent related to the development of autonomous vehicles. Here we take a look at a few of the disclosed patent apps & granted patent applications mentioning autonomous vehicles by P&C insurers including State Farm, The Hartford, and Travelers. Most of the patent filings focus on the processing or generaing of autonomous vehicle data as it relates to determining insurance coverage.