Ashworth Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Ashworth has a total of 321 patents globally, out of which 235 have been granted. Of these 321 patents, more than 70% patents are active. Europe is where Ashworth has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States of America and Korea (South). Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Ashworth.

Ashworth was founded in 1946. Ashworth provides conveyors and conveying equipment. Curved, plastic, and conveyor belts are available from the company, along with spares and other accessories.

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

How many patents does Ashworth have?

Ashworth has a total of 321 patents globally. These patents belong to 63 unique patent families. Out of 321 patents, 226 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Ashworth File Every Year?

Ashworth 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 GrantAshworth Applications FiledAshworth Patents Granted
20232
2022320
202115
2020415
2019922
20181021
20172331
20162115
2015910
20141613
2013479
2012407
20111715

How many Ashworth patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Ashworth Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Ashworth File in Different Countries?

Ashworth Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Ashworth Filed Patents

CountryPatent
Europe40
United States Of America38
Korea (South)27
Canada24
Brazil23
Japan22
Germany21
Mexico16
Denmark13
Spain13
China11
Australia9
New Zealand8
Netherlands6
South Africa5
Austria4
Poland4
Italy3
Turkey2
Slovenia1
Portugal1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1

Where are Research Centers of Ashworth Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Ashworth

10 Best Ashworth Patents

US6615979B2 is the most popular patent in the Ashworth portfolio. It has received 63 citations so far from companies like Lifetime Products, Rexnord Industries, Solus Industrial Innovations.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6615979B263
US7073662B254
US8752698B224
US7530454B222
US9884723B218
US20130140152A112
CN101341082A12
EP1591382A111
WO2007055801A111
US8720676B210

What Percentage of Ashworth US Patent Applications were Granted?

Ashworth (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 33 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 31 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 93.94%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Ashworth?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Banner & Witcoff14100.00%
Nixon Peabody6100.00%
Banner Birch Mckie And Beckett1093.33%
Banner & Allegretti1100.00%
Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen1100.00%
Russell D Orkin10.00%

What are Ashworth key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Ashworth?

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

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

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