BRP has a total of 2793 patents globally, out of which 1991 have been granted. Of these 2793 patents, more than 50% patents are active. United States of America is where BRP has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and China. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also Canada is the origin country of BRP.
BRP was founded in the year 2003. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes recreational vehicles. The Company offers watercrafts, sport boats, snowmobiles, pontoons, marine propulsion systems and all-terrain and utility vehicles, as well as engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircrafts. As of April 2023, the market cap of BRP is $1.6 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of BRP which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find BRP patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over BRP patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of BRP have?
The founder Joseph Armand Bombardier has 29 patents and CEO Jose Boisjoli has 3 patents.
How many patents does BRP have?
BRP has a total of 2793 patents globally. These patents belong to 1317 unique patent families. Out of 2793 patents, 1421 patents are active.
How Many Patents did BRP 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||BRP Applications Filed||BRP Patents Granted|
How many BRP patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did BRP File in Different Countries?
Countries in which BRP Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1471|
Where are Research Centres of BRP Patents Located?
10 Best BRP Patents
US6799781B2 is the most popular patent in the BRP portfolio. It has received 165 citations so far from companies like Honda Motor, Polaris Industries and Suzuki.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of BRP:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to BRP patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to BRP invention. They couldn’t because BRP had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 320 BRP patents in 1037 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the BRP patent portfolio are Yamaha, Polaris Industries and Bank of Montreal.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing BRP –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing BRP Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Bank of Montreal||45||86|
|Kawasaki Heavy Industries||15||26|
|Gm Global Technology||7||11|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on BRP Patents
Top BRP Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of BRP US Patent Applications were Granted?
BRP (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1299 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1116 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 89.28%.
Below are the key stats of BRP patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for BRP?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman||65||43.08%|
|Ronald A Sandler||62||100.00%|
|Robert E Clemency||29||96.55%|
|Patrick S Yoder||17||100.00%|
|Jones Day Reavis & Pogue||5||100.00%|
|Dennis M Flaherty||4||100.00%|
|John S Beulick||4||100.00%|
|Merchant & Gould||4||100.00%|