ASM International Patents – Key Insights and Stats

ASM International has a total of 5216 patents globally, out of which 2609 have been granted. Of these 5216 patents, more than 69% patents are active. The United States of America is where ASM International has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Korea (South) and Taiwan. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and the Netherlands is the origin country of ASM International.

ASM International was founded in the year 1969. The Company develops, manufactures, markets and services machines used to produce semiconductors. The Company manufactures machines that process silicon wafers and assemble and package semiconductors. As of February 2023, the market cap of ASM International is $15.73 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of ASM International have?

The founder Arthur Del Prado has 0 patent and CEO Charles Dean Del Prado has 0 patent.

How many patents does ASM International have?

ASM International has a total of 5216 patents globally. These patents belong to 1517 unique patent families. Out of 5216 patents, 3650 patents are active.

How Many Patents did ASM International File Every Year?

ASM International Patent Filling 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 GrantASM International Applications FiledASM International Patents Granted
2023434
2022302338
2021495259
2020486255
2019377222
2018374140
2017363132
2016298118
2015198106
201419493
201311372
20129572
20115876

How many ASM International patents are Alive/Dead?

ASM International Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did ASM International File in Different Countries?

ASM International Worldwide patent filling

Countries in which ASM International Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1895
Korea (South)1077
Taiwan830
Japan453
China310
Europe180
Germany62
Australia52
Italy48
Finland16
India14
Singapore12
Austria11
Russia7
Spain5
France2
Denmark2
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)2
Netherlands2
Portugal2
Sweden1
United Kingdom1
Poland1

Where are Research Centres of ASM International Patents Located?

R&D Centers of ASM International

10 Best ASM International Patents

US6388393B1 is the most popular patent in the ASM International portfolio. It has received 1001 citations so far from companies like Honeywell, Innosys and Cree.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of ASM International:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6511539B11001
US6383955B1662
US9017481B1514
US6352945B1510
US6455445B2433
US6435798B1417
US6410463B1404
US7297641B2390
US7601223B2388
US7122085B2386

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 622 ASM International patents in 3746 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the ASM International patent portfolio are Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron and Tsmc.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing ASM International –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing ASM International PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Applied Materials260632
Tokyo Electron175360
Tsmc127330
Lam Research65166
Kokusai Electric50125
IBM45113
Samsung43134
Globalfoundries2969
Novellus Systems2866
Micron Technology2571

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on ASM International Patents

Top ASM International Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7759199B236
US20070218702A134
US8367528B231
US20070215036A120
US8647722B217
US6899145B215
US7718004B213
US7601223B213
US8293658B212
US8440048B212
US10047435B212
US8278176B211
US7476618B211
US7712435B211
US7816236B211

What Percentage of ASM International US Patent Applications were Granted?

ASM International (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 332 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 295 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 90.49%.

Below are the key stats of ASM International patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for ASM International?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear26891.63%
Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios3778.38%
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear4100.00%
Squire Sanders & Dempsey3100.00%
Tucker Ellis3100.00%
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear2100.00%
Linda E Alcorn2100.00%
Nixon & Vanderhye2100.00%
Snell & Wilmer Asm Ip Holding2100.00%
Adeel S Akhtar10%

What are ASM International key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by ASM International?

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

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

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