Crown Holdings has a total of 5389 patents globally, out of which 759 have been granted. Of these 5389 patents, more than 44% patents are active. United States of America is where Crown Holdings has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Crown Holdings.
Crown Holdings was founded in the year 1892. Crown Holdings creates, produces, and markets packaging for consumer goods through facilities based all over the world. Steel and aluminium cans for food, beverages, household items, and other consumer goods are among the company’s main products. A range of metal caps, closures, and dispensing devices are also offered by Crown. As of March 2023, Crown Holdings has a market cap of $9.28 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Crown Holdings which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Crown Holdings patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Crown Holdings patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Crown Holdings have?
The founder William Painter have 23 patents and CEO Timothy J. Donahue have 0 patents.
How many patents does Crown Holdings have?
Crown Holdings has a total of 5389 patents globally. These patents belong to 1655 unique patent families. Out of 5389 patents, 2417 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Crown Holdings 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||Crown Holdings Applications Filed||Crown Holdings Patents Granted|
How many Crown Holdings patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Crown Holdings File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Crown Holdings Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1015|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||20|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||3|
Where are Research Centres of Crown Holdings Patents Located?
10 Best Crown Holdings Patents
US6474491B1 is the most popular patent in the Crown Holdings portfolio. It has received 161 citations so far from companies like Gateway Plastics, ThisCap and Alpla Werke Alwin Lehner.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Crown Holdings:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Crown Holdings patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Crown Holdings invention. They couldn’t because Crown Holdings had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 243 Crown Holdings patents in 929 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Crown Holdings patent portfolio are Deutsche Bank, Stolle Machinery and Ball Corporation.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Crown Holdings –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Crown Holdings Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Consumer Convenience Technologies||3||5|
|Illinois Tool Works||3||8|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Crown Holdings Patents
Top Crown Holdings Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Crown Holdings US Patent Applications were Granted?
Crown Holdings (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 26 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 26 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100%.
Below are the key stats of Crown Holdings patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Crown Holdings?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Woodcock Washburn Kurtz||8||100.00%|
|Dale M Heist||3||100.00%|
|John L Knoble||2||100.00%|
|The Patentwise Group||2||100.00%|
|Vincent L Ramik||2||100.00%|
|Darby & Darby||1||100.00%|
|Shoemaker And Mattare||1||100.00%|
|William R Hinds||1||100.00%|