Bioretec Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Bioretec has a total of 108 patents globally, out of which 57 have been granted. Of these 108 patents, more than 32% patents are active. United States of America is where Bioretec has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Finland. Parallelly, Finland seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Bioretec.

Bioretec was founded in the year 2003. The Company is a Finnish material technology company focused on the development, manufacturing and marketing of bioabsorbable, bioactive and drug-releasing surgical implants for orthopedic, trauma and sport medicine surgeries.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Bioretec have?

The CEO Timo Lehtonen has 4 patents.

How many patents does Bioretec have?

Bioretec has a total of 108 patents globally. These patents belong to 35 unique patent families. Out of 108 patents, 35 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Bioretec File Every Year?

Bioretec 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 GrantBioretec Applications FiledBioretec Patents Granted
20231
202213
20213
20204
20195
20184
20178
201611
201511
20141
20133
201252

How many Bioretec patents are Alive/Dead?

Bioretec Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Bioretec File in Different Countries?

Bioretec Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Bioretec Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America22
Europe21
Finland17
Germany14
Austria14
Italy2
Spain2
Canada1
Australia1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Brazil1

Where are Research Centres of Bioretec Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Bioretec

 10 Best Bioretec Patents

US7964206B2 is the most popular patent in the Bioretec portfolio. It has received 862 citations so far from companies like Prosidian, Cibor and Vertera.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Bioretec:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7964206B2862
US20080071299A1168
US20060002979A1118
US20070134292A1115
US6579533B1101
WO2005018698A191
US20100121463A155
WO2005009496A142
WO2005007209A134
US7419681B225

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 14 Bioretec patents in 76 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Bioretec patent portfolio are Cormatrix Cardiovascular, Cook Medical Technologies and Warsaw Orthopedic.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Bioretec –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Bioretec PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Cormatrix Cardiovascular711
Cook Medical Technologies23
Warsaw Orthopedic22
Exsomed Corporation22
Smith & Nephew15
National Cerebral And Cardiovascular Center14
Cilag11
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems11
Orthomedex12
Arthrex11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Bioretec Patents

 Top Bioretec Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20060002979A19
US7964206B26
US20100121463A14
US6579533B14
US20060280775A13
US9078714B23
US20070134292A13
US8080043B22
US9855084B22
US20080132959A11
US9393060B21
US7648504B21
US20080255561A11
US7824428B21

What Percentage of Bioretec US Patent Applications were Granted?

Bioretec (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 22 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 11 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 52.38%.

Below are the key stats of Bioretec patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Bioretec?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Venable837.50%
Hunton Andrews Kurth450.00%
Meunier Carlin & Curfman4100.00%
Hunton Andrews366.67%
Berggren20.00%
John R Hutchins1100.00%

What are Bioretec key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Bioretec?

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

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

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