3i Group Patents – Key Insights and Stats

3i Group has a total of 53 patents globally, out of which 41 have been granted. Of these 53 patents, more than 28% patents are active. Europe is where 3i Group has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Germany and the United States of America. Parallelly, the Netherlands seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also the United Kingdom is the origin country of 3i Group.

3i Group was founded in the year 1945. International investor 3i Group specializes in private equity, infrastructure, and debt management. Through regional investment teams in North America, Europe, and Asia, the Company has investments spread out over several continents. As of February 2023, 3i Group has a market cap of $19.46 Billion.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of 3i Group which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find 3i Group patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over 3i Group patent portfolio.

How many patents does the CEO of 3i Group have?

The CEO Simon Borrows have 0 patents.

How many patents does 3i Group have?

3i Group has a total of 53 patents globally. These patents belong to 31 unique patent families. Out of 53 patents, 15 patents are active.

How Many Patents did 3i Group File Every Year?

3i Group Patents Filing Trend

Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.

Year of Patents Filing or Grant3i Group Applications Filed3i Group Patents Granted
20215
20202
20192
201821
201722
20162
20153
201361

How many 3i Group patents are Alive/Dead?

3i Group Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did 3i Group File in Different Countries?

3i Group Worldwide Patents

Countries in which 3i Group Filed Patents

CountryPatent
Europe13
Germany9
United States Of America8
Netherlands4
China2
Australia2
Spain2
Austria2
Norway1
Mexico1
Morocco1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Sweden1
India1
Brazil1
Japan1
France1
United Kingdom1

Where are Research Centres of 3i Group Patents Located?

Research Centres of 3i Group Patents

10 Best 3i Group Patents

US6900055B1 is the most popular patent in the 3i Group portfolio. It has received 151 citations so far from companies like Toshiba Ceramics, Allergan and Metabolix.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of 3i Group:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6900055B1151
US7560274B146
EP2672027A139
EP1124592B112
JP2002517863A10
US6444459B14
US20190089900A13
WO2006106533A13
DE60026299T23
DE10036496B42

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to 3i Group patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to 3i Group invention. They couldn’t because 3i Group had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 5 3i Group patents in 28 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the 3i Group patent portfolio are Allergan, Pall Artelis Bvba and Rigenerand.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing 3i Group –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing 3i Group PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Allergan22
Pall Artelis Bvba14
Rigenerand11
Perkins Coie13
First Principles11
Chung-Ang Universi12
Universitat De València11
Fujitsu11
Particlever12
Research of the Clinical Hospital of Valencian11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on 3i Group Patents

What are 3i Group key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by 3i Group?

The chart below distributes patents filed by 3i Group in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where 3i Group thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has 3i Group search focus changed over the years?

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