Adidas has a total of 3925 patents globally, out of which 2716 have been granted. Of these 3925 patents, more than 79% patents are active. United States of America is where Adidas has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Adidas.
Adidas was founded in 1949 by Adolf Dassler. Adidas manufactures sports shoes and sports equipment. The Company produces products that include footwear, sports apparel, and golf clubs and balls. Adidas sells its products worldwide. As of April 2022, Adidas has a market cap of $37.76 Billion.
Read about some of the most popular patents of Adidas which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Adidas patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Adidas patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Adidas have?
The Founder Adolf Dassler have 187 patents and the CEO, Kasper Rørsted have 0 patents.
How many patents does Adidas have?
Adidas has a total of 3925 patents globally. These patents belong to 1187 unique patent families. Out of 3925 patents, 3122 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Adidas 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||Adidas Applications Filed||Adidas Patents Granted|
How many Adidas patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Adidas File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Adidas Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1088|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||19|
Where are Research Centers of Adidas Patents Located?
10 Best Adidas Patents
US6551252B2 is the most popular patent in the Adidas portfolio. It has received 642 citations so far from companies like Sotera Wireless, PhysioWave Inc and Glysens Incorporated.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Adidas:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Adidas Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies in the Adidas patent portfolio are Nike, IBM, and Philips.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|JPMorgan Chase Bank||20|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Adidas Patents
Top Adidas Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Adidas US Patent Applications were Granted?
Adidas (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1054 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 857 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 93.46%.
Below are the key stats of Adidas patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Adidas?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox||368||91.09%|
|Klarquist Sparkman Llp||291||96.90%|
|Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Llp||200||84.40%|
|Gallagherdawsey Taylor Made Golf Company||57||100.00%|
|Goodwin Procter Llp||35||100.00%|
|Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Llp||34||100.00%|
|Robert M Lyden||8||85.71%|
|Kunzler Pc Taylormade Golf Inc||5||80.00%|
|Westman Champlin & Koehler Pa||4||100.00%|
|Cpa Global Limited||3||100.00%|
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