DS Smith has a total of 1380 patents globally, out of which 993 have been granted. Of these 1380 patents, more than 32% patents are active. The United Kingdom is where DS Smith has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, United Kingdom seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of DS Smith.
DS Smith was founded in 1940. The corrugated packaging is offered by DS Smith. The company sells industrial packaging as well as consumer boxes, displays, promotional items, protective trays, retail and shelf-ready goods, transit and transport goods, and consumer boxes. As of June 2023, DS Smith has a market cap of $5.45 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of DS Smith which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find DS Smith patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over DS Smith patent portfolio.
How many patents does DS Smith have?
DS Smith has a total of 1380 patents globally. These patents belong to 568 unique patent families. Out of 1380 patents, 449 patents are active.
How Many Patents did DS Smith 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||DS Smith Applications Filed||DS Smith Patents Granted|
How many DS Smith patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did DS Smith File in Different Countries?
Countries in which DS Smith Filed Patents
|United States Of America||60|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||5|
Where are Research Centers of DS Smith Patents Located?
10 Best DS Smith Patents
US6715644B2 is the most popular patent in the DS Smith portfolio. It has received 93 citations so far from companies like S.C. Johnson Home Storage, Entegris, Ds Smith Plastics Limited.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of DS Smith:
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What Percentage of DS Smith US Patent Applications were Granted?
DS Smith (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 50%.
Below are the key stats of DS Smith patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for DS Smith?
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What are DS Smith key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by DS Smith?
The chart below distributes patents filed by DS Smith