H.B. Fuller has a total of 1429 patents globally, out of which 701 have been granted. Of these 1429 patents, more than 39% patents are active. The United States of America is where H.B. Fuller has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe (EPO) and China. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of H.B. Fuller.
H.B. Fuller was founded in the year 1887. The Company Company manufactures and markets adhesives, sealants, coatings, paints, and other specialty chemical products worldwide.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of H.B. Fuller which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find H.B. Fuller patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over H.B. Fuller patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of H.B. Fuller have?
The CEO Jim Owens have 0 patents.
How many patents does H.B. Fuller have?
H.B. Fuller has a total of 1429 patents globally. These patents belong to 410 unique patent families. Out of 1429 patents, 565 patents are active.
How Many Patents did H.B. Fuller File Every Year?
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 Grant||H.B. Fuller Applications Filed||H.B. Fuller Patents Granted|
How many H.B. Fuller patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did H.B. Fuller File in Different Countries?
Countries in which H.B. Fuller Filed Patents
|United States Of America||345|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||38|
Where are Research Centers of H.B. Fuller Patents Located?
10 Best H.B. Fuller Patents
US6534572B1 is the most popular patent in the H.B. Fuller portfolio. It has received 207 citations so far from companies like P&G, Evonik Corporation and Sony Corporation.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of H.B. Fuller:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to H.B. Fuller patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to H.B. Fuller invention. They couldn’t because H.B. Fuller had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 161 H.B. Fuller patents in 744 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the H.B. Fuller patent portfolio are Henkel, Jpmorgan Chase Bank and Tesa Se.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing H.B. Fuller –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing H.B. Fuller Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Jpmorgan Chase Bank||10||23|
|Bank Of America||7||18|
|Procter & Gamble||7||16|
|Solarwindow Technologies Inc||7||40|
|Sika Technology Ag||5||13|
|Dow Global Technologies Inc||4||5|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on H.B. Fuller Patents
Top H.B. Fuller Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of H.B. Fuller US Patent Applications were Granted?
H.B. Fuller (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 301 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 256 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 86.2%.
Below are the key stats of H.B. Fuller patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for H.B. Fuller?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|H B Fuller Company||148||78.16%|
|Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff||13||92.31%|
|Nancy N Quan||10||90.00%|
|Edward K Welch Ii||8||87.50%|
|Carolyn A Fischer||7||100.00%|
|Merchant Gould Smith Edell||6||50.00%|
|Rankin Hill & Clark Llp||5||100.00%|
|Merchant & Gould||4||100.00%|
What are H.B. Fuller key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by H.B. Fuller?
The chart below distributes patents filed by H.B. Fuller