Barilla has a total of 971 patents globally, out of which 759 have been granted. Of these 971 patents, more than 58% patents are active. Europe is where Barilla has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Germany and Italy. Parallelly, Italy seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Barilla.
Barilla was founded in the year 1991. The Company operates as a holding company. The Company provides manufacturing and distribution of flour products including pasta, sauces, bread, biscuits, cookies, cakes, and other related products.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Barilla which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Barilla patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Barilla patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Barilla have?
The founder Pietro Barilla has 2 patents and CEO Claudio Colzani has 0 patent.
How many patents does Barilla have?
Barilla has a total of 971 patents globally. These patents belong to 295 unique patent families. Out of 971 patents, 568 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Barilla 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||Barilla Applications Filed||Barilla Patents Granted|
How many Barilla patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Barilla File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Barilla Filed Patents
|United States Of America||64|
|Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia||3|
|Republic of Moldova||1|
|United Arab Emirates||1|
Where are Research Centres of Barilla Patents Located?
10 Best Barilla Patents
EP1637472A1 is the most popular patent in the Barilla portfolio. It has received 50 citations so far from companies like Kraft Foods, Intercontinental Great Brands and Primapak,.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Barilla:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Barilla patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Barilla invention. They couldn’t because Barilla had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 10 Barilla patents in 41 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Barilla patent portfolio are Kao Corporation, Kemin Industries and Nestle.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Barilla –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Barilla Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Frito-Lay North America||1||5|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Barilla Patents
Top Barilla Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Barilla US Patent Applications were Granted?
Barilla (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 47 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 25 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 59.52%.
Below are the key stats of Barilla patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Barilla?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Lucas & Mercanti||11||83.33%|
|Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas||4||100.00%|
|Sughrue Mion Zinn||2||100.00%|
|Darby & Darby||1||100.00%|
|Nixon & Vanderhye||1||100.00%|
|Wenderoth Lind & Ponack||1||0.00%|