Alticor Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2024)

Alticor has a total of 2769 patents globally, out of which 1514 have been granted. Of these 2769 patents, more than 27% patents are active. United States of America is where Alticor has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Japan. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Alticor.

Alticor was founded in the year 1959. The Company owns and manages manufacturing and distribution facilities. The company makes and sells more than 450 different products for consumers, like soap, makeup, vitamins, food supplements, and systems for cleaning air and water.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Alticor have?

The founder Jay Van Andel has 0 patent and Richard M. DeVos has 3 patents and CEO Doug DeVos has 0 patent.

How many patents does Alticor have?

Alticor has a total of 2769 patents globally. These patents belong to 622 unique patent families. Out of 2769 patents, 766 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Alticor File Every Year?

Alticor 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 GrantAlticor Applications FiledAlticor Patents Granted
20242
20231727
20222335
2021344
20207825
20193581
201812363
20177283
201612285
201511070
201483102

How many Alticor patents are Alive/Dead?

Alticor Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Alticor File in Different Countries?

Alticor Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Alticor Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States of America491
China336
Japan289
Korea (South)261
Taiwan178
Europe (EPO)143
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)125
Malaysia123
India104
Thailand84
Australia68
Russian Federation67
United Kingdom65
Canada60
Austria39
Germany33
New Zealand18
Indonesia8
Brazil6
Viet Nam6
Mexico6
Spain5
Poland5
Philippines3
Turkey2
South Africa2
Denmark2
Italy2
Slovakia1
France1
Chile1
Ukraine1
Eurasian Patent Organization1
Singapore1

Where are Research Centres of Alticor Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Alticor

What Technologies are covered by Alticor Patents?

Through the 424 utility patents owned by Alticor, the company has patented innovations in diverse technological domains such as Skincare, Haircare, Health and Wellness, Cookware, Electronic Device and Containers and Packaging. It was still surprising to find several patents related to Ultrasound Equipment, Pharmaceutical Composition and Household Appliances.

The patent, KR101350120B1, describes a method and system for assessing nutrient quotient of the children’s nutrition and health status which is obtained from the overall quality of meals and eating habits of children.

Another interesting innovation, energy harvesting seating, is disclosed in patent, US8598721B2, wherein a seating system includes a seating article, an electrical generator, a drive mechanism and a battery. The generator is powered by drive mechanism in response to user’s movement.

A program for regulating health condition is described in patent, US20050095628A1. The program includes multiple assessments such as genetic test, biomarker test, lifestyle assessment, personalized intervention and follow up test for monitoring subject’s health condition.

Alticor Utility Patents

Alticor owns 198 design patents for patenting innovative designs related to Containers and Packaging, Air Purifier and Skincare. The company has also patented designs for Lighting Apparatus, Water Treatment System and Cookware as can be observed in the chart below.

Alticor Design Patents

10 Best Alticor Patents

US20110115303A1 is the most popular patent in the Alticor portfolio. It has received 608 citations so far from companies like Panasonic, Samsung and Qualcomm.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Alticor:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20110115303A1608
US6980962B1555
US6673250B2467
US20030097330A1409
WO2005109597A1382
WO2003096361A1354
WO2005109598A1352
US6812645B2324
US6714918B2324
US6806649B2299

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Alticor patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 185 Alticor patents in 1365 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Alticor patent portfolio are Loreal, Samsung and LG Electronics.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Alticor –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Alticor PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Loreal2138
Samsung1240
LG Electronics1216
Mary Kay1120
IBM1020
Elc Management917
Liberty Peak Ventures932
Sensor Electronic Technology720
Paypal714
Apple719

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Alticor Patents

Top Alticor Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20140335490A134
US20110282860A128
US20120179665A121
US6714918B220
US20110115303A120
US20030097330A119
US20120313577A118
US9955529B217
US8224481B216
US20130082536A114
US6980962B114
US7953645B213
US7778884B212
US7346927B29
US9218458B29

What Percentage of Alticor US Patent Applications were Granted?

Alticor (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 11 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 7 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 64.63%.

Below are the key stats of Alticor patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Alticor?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Alticor Inc366.67%
Crowell3100.00%
Warner Norcross Judd Llp366.67%
Craig A Summerfield10.00%
Norcross & Judd Llp10.00%

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