Bollore Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Bollore has a total of 2214 patents globally, out of which 1223 have been granted. Of these 2214 patents, more than 33% patents are active. Europe is where Bollore has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by France and United States of America. Parallelly, France seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Bollore.

Bollore was founded in the year 1822. The Company operates as a holding company. The Company offers transportation, logistics, communications and electricity and storage solutions, as well as manages a portfolio of communication, media and agricultural sector which includes oil palm and rubber trees plantations, video game console supplies and manufacturing of steel tubes. As of March 2023, the market cap of Bollore is $17.33 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Bollore have?

The founder Nicolas Le Marie has 0 patent and CEO Cyrille Bollore has 0 patent.

How many patents does Bollore have?

Bollore has a total of 2214 patents globally. These patents belong to 543 unique patent families. Out of 2214 patents, 752 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Bollore File Every Year?

Bollore 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 GrantBollore Applications FiledBollore Patents Granted
20232
2022233
20211144
202079117
201944149
2018110155
2017276124
201625867
201520898
201419971
201316198
201213354

How many Bollore patents are Alive/Dead?

Bollore Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Bollore File in Different Countries?

Bollore Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Bollore Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Europe270
France247
United States Of America224
Canada143
Germany135
Japan132
China119
Korea (South)117
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)94
Spain88
Australia60
Singapore45
Brazil41
India41
Taiwan35
Europe34
Israel29
United Kingdom26
Poland21
Austria21
Argentina12
Portugal9
Italy8
Mexico8
Viet Nam7
Norway7
Indonesia6
Denmark6
South Africa5
Africa4
Switzerland3
Philippines3
Turkey2
Slovenia2
Russia2
Cyprus1
Belgium1
Albania1
Hungary1
Iceland1
Eurasia1
Croatia1
New Zealand1
Malta1
San Marino1
Serbia1

Where are Research Centres of Bollore Patents Located?

10 Best Bollore Patents

US20030054836A1 is the most popular patent in the Bollore portfolio. It has received 89 citations so far from companies like American Express Travel Related Services Company, Khatra Fund Mx and Iii Holdings.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20030054836A189
US7911766B251
US6671166B147
US7192564B233
WO2006000654A133
US20180126857A130
WO2015175522A129
WO2002023651A129
US20090162754A128
USD771562S127

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 62 Bollore patents in 214 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Bollore patent portfolio are LG, Blue Solutions and Toyota.

List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Bollore –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Bollore PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
LG914
Blue Solutions511
Toyota58
Samsung515
Robert Bosch313
Nissan310
Chase Bank34
Panasonic25
Gs Yuasa23
Contemporary Amperex Technology23

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Bollore Patents

Top Bollore Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7578898B27
US8906531B25
US8632904B24
US20160111915A14
US10147924B24
US8795869B24
US20150051926A14
US9450231B24
US20140236645A13
US9361571B23
US7192564B23
US8367250B23
US10109860B22
US20130286544A12
US8580081B22

What Percentage of Bollore US Patent Applications were Granted?

Bollore (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 14 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 11 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 78.57%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Bollore?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman887.50%
D Douglas Price10.00%
Jacobson Price Holman & Stern1100.00%
Oblon Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt1100.00%
Pauley Erickson & Swanson1100.00%
Pepper Hamilton10.00%
Womble Bond Dickinson1100.00%

What are Bollore key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Bollore?

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

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

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