Brown-Forman Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Brown-Forman has a total of 24 patents globally, out of which 18 have been granted. Of these 24 patents, more than 33% patents are active. United States of America is where Brown-Forman has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and Spain, it has generated an annual revenue of $4.52 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center of Brown-Forman.

Brown-Forman was founded in the year 1850 by George Garvin Brown. Company is doing business in spirits and wine. As of April 2022, Brown-Forman has a market cap of $8.95 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Brown-Forman have?

The founder, George Garvin Brown has 0 patents. The CEO, Lawson Whiting has 0 patents.

How many patents does Brown-Forman have?

Brown-Forman has a total of 24 patents globally. These patents belong to 18 unique patent families. Out of 24 patents, 8 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Brown-Forman File Every Year?

Brown-Forman 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 GrantBrown-Forman Applications FiledBrown-Forman Patents Granted
20113
201211
201313
20141
201522
20161
20171

How many Brown-Forman patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Brown-Forman Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Brown-Forman Patents

How Many Patents did Brown-Forman File in Different Countries?

Brown-Forman Worldwide Patent filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which Brown-Forman Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America9
Japan2
Spain2
Canada2
France2
Singapore1
Czech Republic1
United Kingdom1
Europe1
Mexico1
Bulgaria1
India1

Where are Research Centers of Brown-Forman Patents Located?

Research Centers of Brown-Forman Patents

10 Best Brown-Forman Patents

US6506430B1 is the most popular patent in the Brown-Forman portfolio. It has received 30 citations so far from companies like Bacardi & Company, Aeva Labs, and PB Funding Group.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Brown-Forman:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6506430B130
US20020168446A125
US7008652B223
US6344226B113
US20020119217A17
US20080089994A13
EU0027468670001S1
CA140934S0
USD693729S10
USD698252S10

What Percentage of Brown-Forman US Patent Applications were Granted?

Brown-Forman (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 7 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 6 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 85.71%.

Below are the key stats of Brown-Forman patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Brown-Forman?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Mcdermott Will & Emery Llp4100.00%
Brown Forman Corporation1100.00%
Mcdermott Will & Emery10.00%
Muncy Geissler Olds & Lowe P C1100.00%

List of Brown-Forman Patents

Brown-Forman PatentsTitle
USD698252S1Bottle
USD693729S1Barrel tree
USD673854S1Bottle
US20080089994A1Process for whiskey recovery
US7008652B2Method for production of a flavorless malt base
US6506430B1Oak aged alcoholic beverage extract and accelerated whisky maturation method
US20020168446A1Oak aged alcoholic beverage extract and accelerated whisky maturation method
US20020119217A1Production for tequila
US6344226B1Process for producing an extract of an accelerated oak aged alcoholic concentrate
EU0027468670001SWine glasses
CA140934SBottle
CA104804SBottle
GB90027468670001SWine glasses, Drinking glasses
JP1587111SRock glass
JP1997508027A5Simple frozen drink containing alcohol
IN236889SBottle
BG53790003SBottle
CZ323370002SBottles
MXPA01012693AProduction for tequila.
ESI0152613SBottle
ESI0152612SBottle
SG26457A1Alcoholic, ready-to-freeze beverage
FR20016277001S1Bottle
FR20016278001S1Bottle
Updated on April 6, 2022

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