Costa Group Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Costa Group has a total of 83 patents globally, out of which 73 have been granted. Of these 83 patents, more than 55% patents are active. South Africa is where Costa Group has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States of America and United Kingdom. Parallelly, South Africa seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also Australia is the origin country of Costa Group.

Costa Group was founded in 1888. The Costa Group operates in the horticultural industry. Fruits and vegetables are grown and sold by the company through its subsidiaries. Costa Group Holdings provides its goods to independent and chain supermarkets around the world. As of January 2023, the market cap of Costa group is $932 Million.

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

How many patents do the Founder and CEO of Costa Group have?

The Founder Frank Costa have 40 patents and CEO Harry Debney have 2 patents.

How many patents does Costa Group have?

Costa Group has a total of 83 patents globally. These patents belong to 58 unique patent families. Out of 83 patents, 46 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Costa Group File Every Year?

Costa Group 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 GrantCosta Group Applications FiledCosta Group Patents Granted
2022915
2021114
20201
201911
201813
201610
20151
201473
20131
20125
201193

How many Costa Group patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Costa Group Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Costa Group File in Different Countries?

Costa Group Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Costa Group Filed Patents

CountryPatents
South Africa26
United States Of America22
United Kingdom10
Australia10
Canada3
New Zealand2
Germany2
China2
Morocco2
Europe2

Where are the Research Centers of Costa Group Patents Located?

Research Centers of Costa Group Patents

10 Best Costa Group Patents

USPP22778P3 is the most popular patent in the Costa Group portfolio. It has received 13 citations so far from companies like Berry Blue, Mountain Blue Orchards, and Fall Creek Farm & Nursery.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Costa Group:

Publication NumberCitation Count
USPP22778P313
GB2391721A9
GB2389245A3
US9461450B22
USPP26917P32
USPP31007P31
USPP23684P31
USPP22757P31
USD533056S11
GB2375661B1

What are Costa Group key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Costa Group?

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

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

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