CRH has a total of 2652 patents globally, out of which 1925 have been granted. Of these 2652 patents, more than 55% patents are active. United States of America is where CRH has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany, it has generated an annual revenue of $27.6 billion in the year 2020. United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center of CRH.
CRH was formed in the year 1970 through a merger in 1970 of two leading Irish public companies, Cement Limited (established 1936) and Roadstone Limited (established 1949). Company is doing business in building materials in construction industry. As of January 2022, CRH has a market cap of $30.34 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of CRH which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find CRH’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over CRH’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does CEO of CRH have?
The CEO, Albert Manifold has 0 patents.
How many patents does CRH have?
CRH has a total of 2652 patents globally. These patents belong to 1237 unique patent families. Out of 2652 patents, 1475 patents are active.
How many CRH patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did CRH File Every Year?
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 Grant||CRH Applications Filed||CRH Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did CRH File in Different Countries?
Countries in which CRH Filed Patents
|United States Of America||745|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||27|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||2|
|German Democratic Republic||1|
|United Arab Emirates||1|
Where are Research Centers of CRH Patents Located?
10 Best CRH Patents
US6898908B2 is the most popular patent in the CRH portfolio. It has received 144 citations so far from companies like Groupe Canam, Schlumberger Technology and Boral Stone Products.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of CRH:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using CRH Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies in the CRH patent portfolio are Keystone Retaining Wall Systems, Wells Fargo, and Pavestone.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Keystone Retaining Wall Systems||7|
|Shenzhen New Tenon||3|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on CRH Patents
Top CRH Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of CRH US Patent Applications were Granted?
CRH (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 7 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 7 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100%.
Below are the key stats of CRH patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for CRH?
|Law Firm||Total Application||Success Rate|
|Bell Nunnally & Martin Llp||2||100.00%|
|Howard & Howard Attorneys Pllc||2||100.00%|
Procurement & supplier innovation has been a focus for CRH.
Procurement-led Innovation initiatives to increase procurement activity, scout and co-create supplier innovation, and even develop innovative internal solutions for business issue resolution and new value generation (no suppliers engaged). It could be a procedure or a product issue.
CRH procurement technology roadmaps
The actual technologies, planned implementation dates, and resource requirements for delivering additional value to a company are identified in a procurement technology roadmap. It can also cover the expected expenditures and benefits over the next two to three years.
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What are CRH key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by CRH?
The chart below distributes patents filed by CRH in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where CRH thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How CRH search focus changed over the years?
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