Ball Corporation has a total of 3429 patents globally, out of which 2109 have been granted. Of these 3429 patents, more than 41% patents are active. United States of America is where Ball Corporation has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Ball Corporation.
Ball Corporation was founded in 1880 by Edmund Ball and Frank Clayton Ball. Ball Corporation provides metal packaging for beverages, foods, and household products. The Company also supplies aerospace and other technologies and services to commercial and governmental customers. Ball serves customers worldwide. As of May 2022, Ball Corporation has a market cap of $22.42 Billion.
Read about some of the most popular patents of Ball Corporation which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Ball Corporation patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Ball Corporation patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Ball Corporation have?
The Founder Edmund Ball has 8 and Frank Clayton Ball has 1 patent and the CEO John A Hayes has 118 patents.
How many patents does Ball Corporation have?
Ball Corporation has a total of 3429 patents globally. These patents belong to 1055 unique patent families. Out of 3429 patents, 1432 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Ball Corporation File Every Year?
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||Ball Corporation Applications Filed||Ball Corporation Patents Granted|
How many Ball Corporation patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Ball Corporation File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Ball Corporation Filed Patents
|United States Of America||602|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||39|
|Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro||3|
Where are the Research Centers of Ball Corporation Patents Located?
10 Best Ball Corporation Patents
US8736502B1 is the most popular patent in the Ball Corporation portfolio. It has received 519 citations so far from companies like At&T, Rogers Corporation and Bae Systems Plc.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Ball Corporation:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Ball Corporation Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies in the Ball Corporation patent portfolio are Deutsche Bank, Raytheon and Stolle Machinery Company Llc.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Deutsche Bank Ag||10|
|Stolle Machinery Company Llc||8|
|Crown Packaging Technology Inc||8|
|Stolle Machinery Co Llc||4|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Ball Corporation Patents
Top Ball Corporation Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Ball Corporation US Patent Applications were Granted?
Ball Corporation (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 229 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 159 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 76.08%.
Below are the key stats of Ball Corporation patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Ball Corporation?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Sheridan Ross Pc||142||70.41%|
|Matthew E Leno||16||81.25%|
|Brown Rudnick Llp||15||73.33%|
|Greer Burns & Crain Ltd||4||100.00%|
|John G Bisbikis||4||100.00%|
|Mcdermott Will & Emery Llp||4||50.00%|
|A James Richardson||2||100.00%|
|Mcdermott Will & Emery||2||100.00%|
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