Dover Corporation Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Dover Corporation has a total of 9334 patents globally, out of which 5520 have been granted. Of these 9334 patents, more than 50% patents are active. United States of America is where Dover Corporation has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Dover Corporation.

Dover Corporation was founded in 1955 by Louis Pope. Dover Corporation manufactures industrial products and manufacturing equipments. The Company’s products includes printing, identification, marking and coding systems, waste handling, industrial equipments, refrigeration systems, display cases, industrial pumps, fuel dispensers, nozzles, piping, and electronic tank gauge equipments. Dover serves customers worldwide. As of May 2022, Dover Corporation has a market cap of $19.40 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Dover Corporation have?

The Founder Louis Pope has 35 patents and the CEO Richard J. Tobin has 0 patents.

How many patents does Dover Corporation have?

Dover Corporation has a total of 9334 patents globally. These patents belong to 3100 unique patent families. Out of 9334 patents, 4714 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Dover Corporation File Every Year?

Dover Corporation 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 GrantDover Corporation Applications FiledDover Corporation Patents Granted
2011371228
2012381221
2013415297
2014445281
2015558322
2016546341
2017605378
2018407331
2019384390
2020327436
2021169360
20226142

How many Dover Corporation patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Dover Corporation Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Dover Corporation File in Different Countries?

Dover Corporation Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Dover Corporation Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America2097
Europe1164
Germany878
China839
Japan428
Canada371
Korea (South)247
Australia245
Brazil222
Spain221
India220
Mexico172
United Kingdom167
Taiwan163
Austria150
France122
Italy120
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)86
Sweden65
Portugal60
Malaysia57
Singapore54
Poland53
Denmark38
Russia36
South Africa26
Israel19
Turkey18
Indonesia17
Viet Nam16
New Zealand14
Philippines10
Argentina10
Chile9
Gulf Cooperation Council8
Slovenia8
Norway7
Netherlands7
Croatia4
Switzerland4
Tunisia3
Ecuador2
Peru2
Panama2
Pakistan2
Morocco2
Serbia2
Colombia2
Saudi Arabia2
Belgium2
Kazakhstan1
Ukraine1
Egypt1
Hungary1
Czech Republic1

Where are Research Centers of Dover Corporation Patents Located?

Research Centers of Dover Corporation Patents

10 Best Dover Corporation Patents

US7000911B2 is the most popular patent in the Dover Corporation portfolio. It has received 574 citations so far from companies like Ethicon Llc, Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation and Cilag Gmbh International.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Dover Corporation:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7000911B2574
US6649829B2227
US6446049B1203
US20070171647A1157
US6897374B2156
US6654825B2155
US6606833B2140
US7192121B2130
US7033152B2123
US20070195535A1114

Which Companies are using Dover Corporation 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 Dover Corporation patent portfolio are Samsung Electronics, Gala Industries Inc and Wayne Fueling Systems Llc.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Samsung Electronics28
Gala Industries Inc24
Wayne Fueling Systems Llc13
LG Electronics13
Manufacturing Resources International Inc13
Delaware Capital Formation Inc13
Robert Bosch12
Gilbarco Inc12
Belanger Inc12
Epson11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Dover Corporation Patents

Top Dover Corporation Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9052536B225
US8683745B221
US6683782B214
US6342826B112
US9365127B211
US6896937B211
US20070171647A111
US7841357B210
US8674243B29
US8539968B29
US9447536B29
US8554688B29
US8083034B29
US6447256B29
US8925808B28

What Percentage of Dover Corporation US Patent Applications were Granted?

Dover Corporation (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 14 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 14 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.

Below are the key stats of Dover Corporation patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Dover Corporation?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Dinsmore & Shohl4100.00%
Scott N Barker4100.00%
James D Liles2100.00%
Ballard Spahr Llp1100.00%
David Woycechowsky1100.00%
James C Vago1100.00%
Phillip A Rotman Ii1100.00%

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What are Dover Corporation key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Dover Corporation?

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

R&D Focus: How has Dover Corporation search focus changed over the years?

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