Avent Inc Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Avent Inc has a total of 2297 patents globally, out of which 2010 have been granted. Of these 2997 patents, more than 59% patents are active. The United States of America is where Avent Inc has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Europe. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Avent Inc.

Avent Inc is subpart of Avanos Medical was founded in the year 1969. The Company line of business includes the manufacturing, fabricating, or processing of drugs in pharmaceutical preparations for human or veterinary use.

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

How many patents does Avent Inc have?

Avent Inc has a total of 2997 patents globally. These patents belong to 832 unique patent families. Out of 2997 patents, 1792 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Avent Inc File Every Year?

Avent Inc 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 Grant Avent Applications Filed Avent Patents Granted
2023 6 55
2022 53 126
2021 74 124
2020 85 114
2019 250 163
2018 122 159
2017 170 203
2016 270 178
2015 303 166
2014 173 84
2013 162 103
2012 142 101


How many Avent Inc patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents Avent Inc Patents Portfolio  

How Many Patents did Avent Inc File in Different Countries?

Avent Inc Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Avent Inc Filed Patents

Country Patents
United States Of America 743
Australia 309
Europe 270
Japan 267
Canada 240
Mexico 202
Germany 200
Austria 127
Korea (South) 116
China 77
Russia 58
Brazil 56
United Kingdom 53
India 32
France 13
Denmark 12
Israel 7
Italy 5
Spain 5
Hong Kong (S.A.R.) 5
Singapore 4
Poland 3
New Zealand 3
Norway 2
Switzerland 1
South Africa 1
Malaysia 1


Where are Research Centers of Avent Inc Patents Located?

Research Centers of Avent Inc Patents  

10 Best Avent Inc Patents

US7041868B2 is the most popular patent in the Avent Inc portfolio. It has received 1320 citations so far from companies like Covidien, Ethicon and Sofradim Production. Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Avent Inc:

Publication Number Citation Count
US7041868B2 1320
US10492847B2 422
US7258688B1 410
US6562033B2 286
US6579258B1 270
US7040321B2 188
US6632091B1 179
US20040087877A1 176
US7066914B2 161
USD476798S1 161


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

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Avent Inc invention. They couldn’t because Avent Inc had protected those before them. Examiners at the USPTO referred 246 Avent Inc patents in 1902 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types). The top citing companies in the Avent Inc patent portfolio are Covidien, Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc, and C R Bard. List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Avent Inc –

Company Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Avnet Patents Number of Rejections (102 & 103)
Covidien 32 68
Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc 13 34
C R Bard 11 26
Medtronic 11 19
Cook Medical Technologies Llc 9 33
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc 9 21
Becton Dickinson 9 25
St. Jude Medical 6 13
Philips 5 10
Ge Precision Healthcare Llc 5 9


Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Avent Inc Patents

Top Avent Inc Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent Number Count of Rejected Applications
US8900624B2 28
US8361553B2 25
US7041868B2 15
US7799021B2 14
US7976518B2 12
US10004863B2 12
US20120172905A1 10
US20100190004A1 10
US10251392B2 10
US7582072B2 10
US6907992B2 10
US6615835B1 9
US10206739B2 9
US9398837B2 9
US7401703B2 8


What are Avent Inc key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Avent Inc?

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

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


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