Assa Abloy Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Assa Abloy has a total of 15424 patents globally, out of which 10114 have been granted. Of these 15424 patents, more than 48% patents are active. United States of America is where Assa Abloy has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and Sweden is the origin country of Assa Abloy.

Assa Abloy was founded in the year 1994. The Company develops, designs and manufactures a complete range of door opening solutions. The Company markets mechanical and electromechanical locking solutions, access control systems, identification technology, entrance automation, security doors and hotel security. As of March 2023, the market cap of Assa Abloy is $25.97 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Assa Abloy have?

The CEO Johan Molin has 0 patents.

How many patents does Assa Abloy have?

Assa Abloy has a total of 15424 patents globally. These patents belong to 6000 unique patent families. Out of 15424 patents, 7498 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Assa Abloy File Every Year?

Assa Abloy 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 GrantAssa Abloy Applications FiledAssa Abloy Patents Granted
202324104
2022201480
2021423432
2020725485
2019600576
2018775681
2017621673
2016762512
2015740467
2014774503
2013781497
2012542490

How many Assa Abloy patents are Alive/Dead?

Assa Abloy Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Assa Abloy File in Different Countries?

Assa Abloy Worldwide Patent Filing

Top 30 Countries in which Assa Abloy Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America2271
Europe1803
Australia1181
Germany1053
China776
Korea (South)765
Canada657
United Kingdom593
Spain416
New Zealand342
Japan271
Mexico265
Poland257
Brazil224
Austria212
Norway210
Denmark204
Sweden188
Finland182
Russia177
India174
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)171
Israel171
Singapore151
Taiwan150
France122
Portugal92
South Africa85
Malaysia70
Italy68

Where are Research Centres of Assa Abloy Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Assa Abloy

10 Best Assa Abloy Patents

US6476708B1 is the most popular patent in the Assa Abloy portfolio. It has received 388 citations so far from companies like Micron, Alien Technology and Motorola.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Assa Abloy:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6476708B1388
US6650227B1321
US6886104B1311
US6566997B1303
US6694436B1301
US20020029200A1251
US6386772B1226
US6877097B2217
US6560352B2194
US6487658B1191

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 671 Assa Abloy patents in 3627 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Assa Abloy patent portfolio are Schlage Lock Company, IBM and Samsung.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Assa Abloy –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Assa Abloy PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Schlage Lock Company3273
IBM3060
Samsung2971
Nec Corp2141
Hanchett Entry Systems2157
Microsoft2045
Qualcomm1732
Sony1534
Google1427
Apple1433

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Assa Abloy Patents

 Top Assa Abloy Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8063746B218
US7890158B217
US8234704B217
US7706778B217
US8102799B217
US9111088B216
US8787902B214
US9292916B214
US8608080B214
US8229185B214
US8317325B213
US7995808B213
US7147153B213
US10024655B213
US7394919B212

What Percentage of Assa Abloy US Patent Applications were Granted?

Assa Abloy (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 735 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 564 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 89.81%.

Below are the key stats of Assa Abloy patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Assa Abloy?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Sheridan Ross22285.71%
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner Assa16094.23%
Muirhead And Saturnelli12385.12%
Westman Champlin & Koehler41100.00%
Hid Global C O Westman Champlin & Koehler3296.88%
Sheridan Ross2377.27%
Fish & Richardson1978.95%
Rodney F Brown16100.00%
Moore & Van Allen15100.00%
Delio Peterson & Curcio14100.00%

What are Assa Abloy key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Assa Abloy?

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

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

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