Clariant Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Clariant has a total of 12522 patents globally, out of which 5711 have been granted. Of these 12522 patents, more than 31% patents are active. Europe is where Clariant has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Germany. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Clariant.

Clariant was founded in the year 1995. The Company is a global specialty chemicals company. The Company’s products and services are grouped into four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis & Energy, Natural Resources and Plastics & Coatings. Company develops, produces, markets and sells specialty chemical products for various end markets.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Clariant have?

The CEO Conrad Keijzer has 0 patent.

How many patents does Clariant have?

Clariant has a total of 12522 patents globally. These patents belong to 3688 unique patent families. Out of 12522 patents, 3966 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Clariant File Every Year?

Clariant 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 GrantClariant Applications FiledClariant Patents Granted
202364
202273261
2021194314
2020425327
2019448284
2018547268
2017606313
2016470307
2015638253
2014442288
2013552177
2012568209
2011423227

How many Clariant patents are Alive/Dead?

Clariant Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Clariant File in Different Countries?

Clariant Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Clariant Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Europe1764
United States Of America1547
Germany1513
Japan813
China681
Korea (South)483
Spain415
Brazil391
Taiwan382
India353
Canada322
Mexico224
Australia188
Austria170
Indonesia147
Malaysia142
Norway133
Denmark127
Russia112
Poland109
Argentina107
South Africa98
Singapore90
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)85
Portugal67
Italy63
Eurasia61
United Kingdom57
Hungary49
Chile30
Israel28
France27
Viet Nam27
Slovenia25
Saudi Arabia18
Croatia18
Peru16
Colombia16
Gulf Cooperation Council14
Czech Republic13
Philippines13
Serbia12
Uruguay11
Turkey11
Pakistan9
Switzerland8
Kenya7
Morocco6
Finland5
Egypt4
Slovakia4
New Zealand4
Mongolia3
United Arab Emirates3
Africa3
Africa3
Netherlands3
Ecuador2
Belgium2
Kazakhstan2
Lithuania2
Tunisia2
Cyprus2
Jordan2
Algeria1
Malta1
Trinidad and Tobago1
Estonia1
Ukraine1
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia1

Where are Research Centres of Clariant Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Clariant

 10 Best Clariant Patents

US6365071B1 is the most popular patent in the Clariant portfolio. It has received 393 citations so far from companies like Polyplastics, Hitachi Chemical and General Electric.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6365071B1393
US6547992B1303
US6984694B2200
US6645476B1186
WO2002055463A1182
WO2003066704A1181
WO2002012674A1163
WO2005051840A1159
US20090155689A1154
WO2007079850A1131

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 485 Clariant patents in 2219 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Clariant patent portfolio are BASF, Procter & Gamble and Loreal.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Clariant –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Clariant PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Basf59141
Procter & Gamble1739
Loreal1524
Xerox1129
Uop Llc1021
Sabic Global Technologies1030
Halliburton Energy Services1027
Johnson Matthey1036
Ecolab1030
Lanxess Deutschland924

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Clariant Patents

 Top Clariant Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20090155689A121
US6984694B218
US20090305132A114
US20100323245A111
US7341976B210
US7199077B210
US7163963B210
US7259200B29
US7067562B29
US7402612B28
US7541310B28
US7196040B28
US7309558B17
US7452844B27
US7420007B27

What Percentage of Clariant US Patent Applications were Granted?

Clariant (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 62 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 60 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 98.36%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Clariant?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
James J Mullen32100.00%
Donald R Cassady5100.00%
C O Hoechst Celanese4100.00%
Charles B Barris4100.00%
Shirley L Church3100.00%
C O Celanese Corporation2100.00%
C O Hoechst Celanese Corporation2100.00%
M Susan Spiering20.00%
C O Hoechst Celanese1100.00%
C O Hoechst Celanese Assoc1100.00%

What are Clariant key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Clariant?

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

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

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