Church & Dwight Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Church & Dwight has a total of 2691 patents globally, out of which 1934 have been granted. Of these 2691 patents, more than 60% patents are active. The United States of America is where Church & Dwight has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and China. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Church & Dwight.

Church & Dwight was founded in 1846. The Company develops, manufactures, and distributes household, personal care, and specialty products. The Company offers contraceptive products, laundry and dishwashing detergents, toothbrushes, shampoos, vitamins, pregnancy test kits, and hair removers. Church & Dwight serves customers worldwide.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Church & Dwight have?

The Founder John Dwight has 0 patent and the CEO Matthew Farrell have 0 patents.

How many patents does Church & Dwight have?

Church & Dwight has a total of 2691 patents globally. These patents belong to 826 unique patent families. Out of 2691 patents, 1626 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Church & Dwight File Every Year?

Church & Dwight 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 GrantChurch & Dwight Applications FiledChurch & Dwight Patents Granted
20231
202235149
2021147211
2020339276
2019262187
2018145133
2017212141
201618764
20156260
201417197
20137653
20125531
20116250

How many Church & Dwight patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Church & Dwight Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Church & Dwight File in Different Countries?

Church & Dwight Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Church & Dwight Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America831
Canada315
China258
Europe229
Australia198
Mexico123
United Kingdom122
Korea (South)106
Japan103
Germany77
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)20
Austria17
Russia15
Spain15
Brazil12
India8
France7
Italy6
Poland6
Turkey5
Taiwan3
Saudi Arabia3
Norway3
Denmark2
Israel2
New Zealand1
Portugal1
Philippines1

Where are the Research Centers of Church & Dwight Patents Located?

Research Centers of Church & Dwight Patents

10 Best Church & Dwight Patents

US7533906B2 is the most popular patent in the Church & Dwight portfolio. It has received 1056 citations so far from companies like Covidien, Ethicon Llc and Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Church & Dwight:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7533906B21056
US6485982B1549
US6371294B1192
US6513182B1175
US6836917B2174
US20070203439A1165
USD500599S1153
US6691338B2148
US7147468B2145
US7670141B2139

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Church & Dwight patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 189 Church & Dwight patents in 832 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Church & Dwight patent portfolio are Panasonic, Delta Faucet Company and Procter & Gamble.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Church & Dwight –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Church & Dwight PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Panasonic1149
Delta Faucet Company1128
Procter & Gamble1116
Kohler Co1027
Philips1018
Xiamen Solex High-Tech Industries Co Ltd921
Colgate-Palmolive817
Exeltis Usa Inc612
Henkel Ip & Holding Gmbh613
Quadex Pharmaceuticals Llc521

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Church & Dwight Patents

Top Church & Dwight Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US6758826B214
US20130287899A111
US6920659B210
US8028935B210
US9987109B28
US7533906B28
US20080083844A17
US8733675B27
US8865638B27
US6900723B26
US8956665B26
US20060188450A15
US20120184884A15
US20040217209A15
US20160151133A15

What Percentage of Church & Dwight US Patent Applications were Granted?

Church & Dwight (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 285 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 179 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 72.1%.

Below are the key stats of Church & Dwight patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Church & Dwight?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Church & Dwight Co Inc17868.97%
Stephen B Shear1275.72%
Womble Bond Dickinson Us Llp6100.00%
Charles B Barris5100.00%
Irving M Fishman560.00%
Malloy & Malloy Pa5100.00%
The Procter & Gamble Company540.00%
Fay Sharpe Fagan425.00%
Snell & Wilmer Llp4100.00%
Butzel Long Pc366.67%

What are Church & Dwight‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Church & Dwight?

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

R&D Focus: How has Church & Dwight’s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on January 23, 2023

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