Albemarle has a total of 9489 patents globally, out of which 4326 have been granted. Of these 9489 patents, more than 41% patents are active. United States of America is where Albemarle has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Albemarle.
Albemarle was founded in 1994. Albemarle produces specialty chemicals. The Company offers plastics, polymers, and elastomers, as well as cleaning products, agricultural compounds, pharmaceuticals, photographic chemicals, drilling compounds, and biocides. Albemarle focuses on lithium, bromine, refining catalysts, and applied surface treatment. Albemarle markets its products globally. As of May 2022, Albemarle has a market cap of $27.27 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Albemarle which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Albemarle patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Albemarle patent portfolio.
How many patents does the CEO of Albemarle have?
The CEO J Kent Masters have 0 patents.
How many patents does Albemarle have?
Albemarle has a total of 9489 patents globally. These patents belong to 1837 unique patent families. Out of 9489 patents, 3919 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Albemarle 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||Albemarle Applications Filed||Albemarle Patents Granted|
How many Albemarle patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Albemarle File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Albemarle Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1063|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||49|
|United Arab Emirates||2|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||2|
|Trinidad and Tobago||1|
Where are Research Centers of Albemarle Patents Located?
10 Best Albemarle Patents
US6953494B2 is the most popular patent in the Albemarle portfolio. It has received 359 citations so far from companies like Nalco Company, ADA-ES Inc and Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Albemarle:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Albemarle 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 Albemarle patent portfolio are Chemetall Gmbh, Byk-Chemie Gmbh and Henkel.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Midwest Energy Emissions Corp||13|
|Exxonmobil Research & Engineering Co||13|
|Ppg Industries Ohio Inc||9|
|Shell Oil Company||9|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Albemarle Patents
Top Albemarle Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Albemarle US Patent Applications were Granted?
Albemarle (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 772 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 521 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 74.8%.
Below are the key stats of Albemarle patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Albemarle?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Philip M Pippenger||159||99.14%|
|Albemarle Netherlands Bv||102||67.65%|
|Mcglinchey Stafford Pllc||15||69.23%|
|Richard A Schuth Sunedison||14||100.00%|
|Alston & Bird Llp||10||100.00%|
|Computer Packages Inc||10||100.00%|
|Mr Edgar E Spielman Jr||10||80.00%|
|Manelli Selter Pllc||9||44.44%|
|Louis A Morris||8||37.50%|
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