Bunzl Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Bunzl has a total of 269 patents globally, out of which 162 have been granted. Of these 269 patents, more than 57% patents are active. The United States of America is where Bunzl has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United Kingdom and Canada. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also the United Kingdom is the origin country of Bunzl.

Bunzl was founded in 1940. Bunzl is a distribution company that offers a variety of consumable non-food items to customers so they may run their businesses but does not actually sell these items themselves. The business offers outsourced solutions and service-oriented distribution in collaboration with both suppliers and clients. The primary clientele of Bunzl includes the supermarket, catering, cleaning, and safety industries. As of June 2023, Bunzl has a market cap of $13.26 Billion.

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

How many patents do the Founder and CEO of Bunzl have?

The Founder George Bunzl, Hugo Bunzl, Martin Bunzl have 0, 1, 0 patents and CEO Frank van Zanten have 0 patents.

How many patents does Bunzl have?

Bunzl has a total of 269 patents globally. These patents belong to 162 unique patent families. Out of 269 patents, 155 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Bunzl File Every Year?

Bunzl 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 GrantBunzl Applications FiledBunzl Patents Granted
202312
2022116
20211610
2020179
2019108
20181712
2017311
20162515
20152210
2014105
2013109
20122014
20111713

How many Bunzl patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Bunzl Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Bunzl File in Different Countries?

Bunzl Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Bunzl Filed Patents

CountryPatent
United States Of America86
United Kingdom50
Canada29
Australia17
Europe28
Mexico7
China5
Germany5
Spain5
Chile4
Netherlands3
France2
Austria1
Norway1
Denmark1
South Africa1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Brazil1

Where are Research Centers of Bunzl Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Bunzl

10 Best Bunzl Patents

US6513817B2 is the most popular patent in the Bunzl portfolio. It has received 46 citations so far from companies like Mccue Corporation, Crown Equipment, Cabco Group.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6513817B246
US6991413B232
US20030233796A131
US20060049199A128
US7909310B226
US20150083725A124
USD797426S123
USD797425S119
USD701322S114
USD485374S112

What are Bunzl key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Bunzl?

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

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

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