Nah, turns out they probably would have saved money and incurred less risk by just outsourcing that concern in the first place. Atlassian is spot on with the marketing here (and we're not even shilling!)
Sometimes management at a firm will codify certain attitudes or practices that employees must hold or follow. Unfortunately, this guarantees inauthenticity. Don't make this mistake unless you want employees to gain cognitive dissonance about your corporate brand.
Like all headlines with a question mark at the end, the answer is (unsurprisingly) NO. Most of the time patents are an excuse to not actually do the work required to get what you need done, instead validating your identity as "an innovator".