Altria Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Altria has a total of 2416 patents globally, out of which 1508 have been granted. Of these 2416 patents, more than 47% patents are active. The United States of America is where Altria has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan 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 Altria.

Altria is subpart of Altria was founded in 2015. The Company through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco, etc.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Altria have?

The CEO William F. Gifford have 0 patents.

How many patents does Altria have?

Altria has a total of 2416 patents globally. These patents belong to 967 unique patent families. Out of 2416 patents, 1136 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Altria File Every Year?

Altria Patents 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 GrantAltria Applications FiledAltria Patents Granted
202327
20222662
20218031
20205954
20194076
20185068
201750114
20165288
2015144143
2014286131
2013276125
20127884
201111288

How many Altria patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Altria Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Altria File in Different Countries?

Altria Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Altria Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1129
Japan255
China198
Europe97
Korea (South)84
Canada75
Australia57
Argentina42
Brazil35
Israel29
Mexico29
India28
Spain22
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)21
Germany19
Taiwan17
Austria16
Malaysia15
Russia15
United Kingdom11
Poland11
South Africa9
Morocco9
Kazakhstan8
Portugal6
Hungary4
Philippines3
Slovenia3
Indonesia3
Denmark3
Norway3
Lithuania3
Singapore2
Viet Nam2
Latvia2
Slovakia1
Romania1
Chile1
Uruguay1
Panama1
New Zealand1
Ecuador1
Czech Republic1

Where are Research Centers of Altria Patents Located?

Research Centers of Altria Patents

10 Best Altria Patents

US8402976B2 is the most popular patent in the Altria portfolio. It has received 805 citations so far from companies like Rai Strategic Holdings, R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Nicoventures Trading Limited.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8402976B2805
US7040314B2774
US6810883B2748
US6854461B2741
US7032601B2700
US6803545B2693
US20130284192A1677
US6953040B2652
US7293565B2608
US20130340775A1584

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 402 Altria patents in 2588 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Altria patent portfolio are Huizhou Kimree Technology Co and Rai Strategic Holdings.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Altria –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Altria PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
R J Reynolds Tobacco Company94303
British American Tobacco70223
Japan Tobacco70196
Nicoventures Holding Limited69205
Rai Strategic Holdings Inc66199
Huizhou Kimree Technology Co Ltd1626
Fontem Holdings 1 Bv1432
Kimree Hi-Tech Inc1214
Juul1132
Fontem Holdings 4 Bv1028

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Altria Patents

Top Altria Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8794231B245
US20130284192A142
US9055617B229
US9420829B229
US9084440B220
US20130340775A118
US8627828B218
US8469036B217
US7167776B217
US8052127B216
US9775380B214
US20070074734A113
US8402976B213
US6854461B212
US20110000802A111

What Percentage of Altria US Patent Applications were Granted?

Altria (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1476 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 980 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 85.2%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Altria?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Harness Dickey & Pierce102695.61%
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney20860.00%
Polsinelli Pc7464.15%
Arnold & Porter6691.89%
Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz3992%
Peter K Skiff1492.86%
Lando & Anastasi862.50%
Calderon Safran & Cole60.00%
Fish & Richardson550.00%
Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis475.00%

What are Altria key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Altria?

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

R&D Focus: How has Altria search focus changed over the years?

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