Danone has a total of 8446 patents globally, out of which 4845 have been granted. Of these 8446 patents, more than 46% patents are active. Europe is where Danone has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by USA and China, it has generated an annual revenue of $26.98 billion in the year 2020. Parallelly, France seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Danone.
Danone was founded in the year 1919 in Barcelona, Spain, by Isaac Carasso, a Sephardic Jewish doctor from Salonica who began manufacturing yoghurt in the Ottoman Empire. Company is a French multinational food-products firm headquartered in Paris. As of February 2022, Danone has a market cap of $39.35 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Danone which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Danone’ patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Danone’ patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Danone have?
The founder, Isaac Carasso, has 0 patents. The CEOs, Véronique Penchienati-Bosetta and Shane Grant have 0 patents respectively.
How many patents does Danone have?
Danone has a total of 8446 patents globally. These patents belong to 2271 unique patent families. Out of 8446 patents, 3915 patents are active.
How many Danone patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Danone 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||Danone Applications Filed||Danone Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did Danone File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Danone Filed Patents
|United States Of America||848|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||59|
|United Arab Emirates||8|
Where are Research Centers of Danone Patents Located?
10 Best Danone Patents
WO2010027258A1 is the most popular patent in the Danone portfolio. It has received 218 citations so far from companies like Nestec, Mead Johnson Nutrition, and Arla Foods.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Danone:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Danone 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 Danone patent portfolio are Nestle, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, and Abbott Lab.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Mead Johnson Nutrition Company||30|
|DSM IP Assets Bv||8|
|The Regents Of The University Of California||7|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Danone Patents
Top Danone Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
People’s health is at the forefront of their research and development. They produce zero-added-sugar yoghurts under the Oikos, Light & Free, and Vitalinea brands in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Mexico, and the Activia range has been expanded with a product fortified with grains and fruits across Europe.
In collaboration with Danone North America, Future Food Tech has announced Innovation Challenges. One of the key challenges for Danone North America in establishing its plant-based cheese category is offering the texture and melting capabilities associated with traditional dairy. Its R&D and innovation team is on the lookout for solutions that can provide more functionality to cheese substitutes while still imitating their stretch and melting features. Rather than artisan cheeses, Danone North America is interested in shredded or sliced cheeses like mozzarella or cheddar. It’s looking for technologies that can be adopted immediately, such as plant-based extrusion, as well as medium- to long-term solutions, such as microbial fermentation and cell culture.
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What are Danone’s key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Danone?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Danone in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Danone thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How Danone search focus changed over the years?
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