Clean Harbors Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Clean Harbors has a total of 482 patents globally, out of which 256 have been granted. Of these 482 patents, more than 25% patents are active. The USA is where Clean Harbors has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and South Korea. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D center of Clean Harbors.

Clean Harbors was founded in the year 1980 by Alan McKim. The company is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America. As of June 2023, Clean Harbors has a market cap of $8.40 Billion.

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

How many patents does Clean Harbors have?

Clean Harbors has a total of 482 patents globally. These patents belong to 131 unique patent families. Out of 482 patents, 125 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Clean Harbors File Every Year?

Clean Harbors 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 GrantClean Harbors Applications FiledClean Harbors Patents Granted
20221
202143
20206
2019211
20181712
2017216
2016913
20151313
2014267
20131420
20122921
20114530

How many Clean Harbors patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Clean Harbors Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Clean Harbors File in Different Countries?

Clean Harbors Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Clean Harbors Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America114
Canada52
Korea (South)32
Europe32
China30
Japan28
Mexico26
Singapore25
Australia18
Brazil11
India11
Thailand8
Germany7
Israel7
Indonesia6
Viet Nam6
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)6
Spain5
Austria4
Russia4
Denmark2
Italy2
Trinidad and Tobago1
Argentina1
Norway1
Netherlands1
Brunei1
Chile1
South Africa1

Where are Research Centres of Clean Harbors Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Clean Harbors

10 Best Clean Harbors Patents

US7801838B2 is the most popular patent in the Clean Harbors portfolio. It has received 81 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Hon Hai Precision Industry, and IBM.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Clean Harbors:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7801838B281
US7346507B151
US8308869B248
US7669899B237
USD600564S134
WO2004096428A133
US8057607B232
US6638396B128
US8763855B127
US7292977B227

What are Clean Harbors key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Clean Harbors?

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

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

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