Certainteed Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Certainteed has a total of 1188 patents globally, out of which 693 have been granted. Of these 1188 patents, more than 30% patents are active. United States of America is where Certainteed has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Certainteed.

Certainteed was founded in the year 1904. The Company manufactures building materials for new construction and home remodeling needs. The Company offers insulation products, vinyl and fiber cement siding, roofing, fencing, decking and foundation systems. As of June 2023, the market cap of Certainteed is $34.508 Billion.

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

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

The founder George M. Brown has 55 patents and CEO Mark Rayfield has 0 patent.

How many patents does Certainteed have?

Certainteed has a total of 1188 patents globally. These patents belong to 432 unique patent families. Out of 1188 patents, 363 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Certainteed File Every Year?

Certainteed 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 GrantCertainteed Applications FiledCertainteed Patents Granted
202215
2021113
2020434
20193538
20182150
20173840
20165238
20151946
20148850
20133037
20126752

How many Certainteed patents are Alive/Dead?

Certainteed Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Certainteed File in Different Countries?

Certainteed Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Certainteed Filed Patents

CompanyCountry
United States Of America590
Canada284
Europe44
Australia30
Japan17
Germany15
Korea (South)12
Spain9
Austria9
India8
Norway7
Brazil6
China5
Russia4
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)4
Denmark4
Mexico4
Slovakia3
Portugal3
New Zealand3
Poland3
United Kingdom2
South Africa2
Ukraine2
Bulgaria2
Czech Republic2
France1
Viet Nam1
Eurasia1
Singapore1
Malaysia1
Italy1
Hungary1
Indonesia1

Where are Research Centres of Certainteed Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Certainteed

 10 Best Certainteed Patents

US20090000222A1 is the most popular patent in the Certainteed portfolio. It has received 125 citations so far from companies like Dow Global Technologies, Adco Products and 3Form.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20090000222A1125
US20080010924A1119
US6758019B2105
US20090159118A1105
US6679020B2104
US20050204675A1102
US7118794B299
US6679308B295
US6523316B295
US6679011B293

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 208 Certainteed patents in 1325 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Certainteed patent portfolio are Owens Corning, Deutsche Bank and Johns Manville.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Certainteed –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Certainteed PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Owens Corning40108
Deutsche Bank1549
Johns Manville1128
3M Innovative1152
Dow Global Technologies810
Donaldson68
The Huntington National Bank524
Sunpower510
Tesla57
Individual56

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Certainteed Patents

 Top Certainteed Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8319093B217
US20090000222A113
US8361597B212
US8722140B212
US7473722B211
US20050160711A110
US7252868B210
US20100203336A110
US20060019568A19
US8516765B29
US20040009338A18
US8793940B28
US20090205270A18
US20090133738A18
US20090242015A18

What Percentage of Certainteed US Patent Applications were Granted?

Certainteed (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 576 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 427 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 77.08%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Certainteed?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Abel Schillinger22874.44%
Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff13778.57%
Duane Morris1961.11%
Oblon Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt1631.25%
John F Mcnulty12100.00%
Paul & Paul887.50%
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear4100.00%
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott3100.00%
John F Mcnulty3100.00%
Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg3100.00%

What are Certainteed key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Certainteed?

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

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

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