Chr Hansen Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Chr Hansen has a total of 2972 patents globally, out of which 1239 have been granted. Of these 2972 patents, more than 58% patents are active. United States of America is where Chr Hansen has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, Europe seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also Denmark is the origin country of Chr Hansen.

Chr Hansen was founded in the year 1874. Chr. The Company develops and produces natural ingredients such as cultures, enzymes, probiotics, and natural colors. The Company offers products for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. As of April 2023, the market cap of Chr Hansen is $10.01 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Chr Hansen have?

The founder Christian Hansen has 84 patent and CEO Mauricio Graber has 0 patent.

How many patents does Chr Hansen have?

Chr Hansen has a total of 2972 patents globally. These patents belong to 627 unique patent families. Out of 2972 patents, 1726 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Chr Hansen File Every Year?

Chr Hansen 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 GrantChr Hansen Applications FiledChr Hansen Patents Granted
202310
20223187
202164113
2020165125
201920491
2018268131
2017142137
201620390
201514557
201418259
201321447
201216647
201117946

How many Chr Hansen patents are Alive/Dead?

Chr Hansen Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Chr Hansen File in Different Countries?

Chr Hansen Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Chr Hansen Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America350
Europe309
China166
Brazil143
Germany140
Australia137
Denmark135
Japan126
Mexico119
India116
Canada90
Spain89
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)84
Poland75
Korea (South)60
Indonesia60
Argentina59
New Zealand40
Austria38
Russia36
Eurasia34
Viet Nam34
Philippines28
South Africa26
Singapore20
Norway15
Portugal13
Israel12
Peru10
Turkey9
Italy7
Hungary7
Chile6
Colombia6
Lithuania5
Finland4
Slovakia3
Slovenia3
Ukraine3
France3
Africa2
Morocco2
Costa Rica2
Taiwan2
Malaysia2
Croatia2
Serbia2
Saudi Arabia2
Albania1
Malta1
Estonia1
United Kingdom1
Egypt1
Africa1
Cyprus1
Czech Republic1

Where are Research Centres of Chr Hansen Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Chr Hansen

10 Best Chr Hansen Patents

US20020022019A1 is the most popular patent in the Chr Hansen portfolio. It has received 138 citations so far from companies like Synbiotics, Rebiotix and Crestovo Holdings.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Chr Hansen:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20020022019A1138
WO2010070104A1134
US6479051B1121
WO2005060937A1119
WO2010142305A1103
WO2009071539A179
WO2015150328A177
US20050241656A168
WO2013160413A161
WO2015106943A160

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 81 Chr Hansen patents in 338 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Chr Hansen patent portfolio are Dsm Ip Assets, Danisco and Meiji.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Chr Hansen –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Chr Hansen PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Dsm Ip Assets517
Danisco427
Meiji35
Mead Johnson Nutrition312
Nestec33
Novozymes310
Leprino Foods35
Nestle36
Nubiome23
Sapporo Breweries25

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Chr Hansen Patents

Top Chr Hansen Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8309073B211
US8827542B26
US20020022019A15
US20070154595A15
US6479051B14
US7063836B24
US10660857B23
US8309077B23
US20060257529A13
US20120045546A13
US8361778B22
US7718171B22
US20090061046A12
US20100151081A12
US20040101604A12

What Percentage of Chr Hansen US Patent Applications were Granted?

Chr Hansen (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 337 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 180 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 64.75%.

Below are the key stats of Chr Hansen patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Chr Hansen?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Foley & Lardner19065.94%
Hunton Andrews Kurth1764.71%
Lathrop Gpm1735.29%
Novozymes1315.38%
Godfrey & Kahn9100.00%
Foley & Lardner887.50%
Nixon & Vanderhye850.00%
Browdy And Neimark785.71%
Joseph B Harris70%
Crowell616.67%

What are Chr Hansen key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Chr Hansen?

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

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

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