African Rainbow Minerals Patents – Key Insights and Stats

African Rainbow Minerals has a total of 42 patents globally, out of which 19 have been granted. Of these 42 patents, more than 95% patents are active. South Africa is where African Rainbow Minerals has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Africa. Parallelly, South Africa seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of African Rainbow Minerals.

African Rainbow Minerals was founded in 1994. African Rainbow Minerals is a diverse South African mining firm with high-yield, low-cost properties. The company mines and processes iron ore, manganese ore and alloys, platinum group metals, copper, nickel, and coal. ARM also has gold. As of May 2023, the market cap African Rainbow Minerals is $2.47 Billion.

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

How many patents do the Founder and CEO of African Rainbow Minerals have?

The Founder Patrice Motsepe have 0 patents and CEO Phillip Tobias have 0 patents.

How many patents does African Rainbow Minerals have?

African Rainbow Minerals has a total of 42 patents globally. These patents belong to 13 unique patent families. Out of 42 patents, 40 patents are active.

How Many Patents did African Rainbow Minerals File Every Year?

African Rainbow Minerals Patent 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 GrantAfrican Rainbow Minerals Applications FiledAfrican Rainbow Minerals Patents Granted
20235
2022412
2021111
202091
201918

How many African Rainbow Minerals patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

African Rainbow Minerals Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did African Rainbow Minerals File in Different Countries?

African Rainbow Minerals Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which African Rainbow Minerals Filed Patents

CountryPatent
South Africa5
Africa4
Japan2
Australia2
India2
Brazil2
Mexico2
Canada2
United States Of America2
Europe2
Indonesia2
Portugal1
Hungary1
Germany1
Spain1
Poland1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Denmark1
Netherlands1
Italy1
Norway1

Where are Research Centers of African Rainbow Minerals Patents Located?

R&D Centres of African Rainbow Minerals

What Percentage of African Rainbow Minerals US Patent Applications were Granted?

African Rainbow Minerals (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100%.

Below are the key stats of African Rainbow Minerals patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for African Rainbow Minerals?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt1100%

List of African Rainbow Minerals patents

African Rainbow Minerals PatentTitle
US11453830B2Reactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
US20220220572A1Process For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material
EP3887485B1Reactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
EP3966353A1Process For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material
WO2023021460A1Reef Cutting Machine
WO2022208429A1Treatment Of Hydrous Ore Materials
WO2022208428A1Recovery Of Metals From Metallic Or Metal-Bearing Materials
ZA202103085BReactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
ZA202108155AProcess For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material
ZA202102177APurification Of Vanadium
ZA202102178ARecovery Of Metals From Metallic Or Metal-Bearing Materials
ZA202102176ARecovery Of Vanadium
IDP000085168BReactors And Processes For Gasification And/Or Smelting Of Feed Materials
AU2020276694B2Process For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material
JP7161051B2Reactors And Processes For Gasification And/Or Melting Of Feedstocks
IN406588BReactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
OA20401AProcess For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material.
OA20314AReactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials.
AU2019387395B9Reactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
JP2022531896AMethods For Smelting Metal-Containing Raw Materials
ID202202429AProcess For Smelting Raw Materials Containing Metal
MX2021013379ACasting Process Of A Metallic Feed Material.
IN202117050540AProcess For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material
BR112021022357A2Process For Foundry Of A Metallic Raw Material
APP2021013578A0Process For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material
BR112021010385A2Method To Gasify A Carbonaceous Raw Material
MX2021006085AReactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials.
APP2021013172A0Reactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
CA3138055A1Process For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material
CA3119320A1Reactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
HUE060912T2Reactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
PL3887485T3Reactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
ES2934490T3Reactor And Process For The Gasification And/Or Fusion Of Raw Materials
PT3887485TReactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
DK3887485T3Reactor And Procedure For Gasification And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
DE602019021532T2Reactor And Process For Gasification And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
IT202300001806T2Reactor And Process For Gasification And/Or Melting Of Raw Materials.
NO3887485B1Reactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials
NL2023109B1Process For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material
HK40061661AProcess For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material
WO2020229994A1Process For The Smelting Of A Metalliferous Feedstock Material
WO2020110061A1Reactor And Process For Gasifying And/Or Melting Of Feed Materials

What are African Rainbow Minerals key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by African Rainbow Minerals?

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

R&D Focus: How has African Rainbow Minerals search focus changed over the years?

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