Dupont Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Dupont has a total of 14621 patents globally, out of which 8503 have been granted. Of these 14621 patents, more than 56% patents are active. United States of America is where Dupont has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Korea (South) and China. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Dupont.

Dupont was founded in the year 2000 by Eleuthere Irenee du Pont. The Company offers a diverse range of products such as construction materials, adhesives, electronic, fabrics, fibres, home garden, medical devices, resins, printing, and consumer products and also serves energy, automotive, construction, government, military and safety packaging industries globally. As of December 2022, the market cap of Dupont is $ 33.56 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Dupont have?

The founder Eleuthere Irenee du Pont has 0 patent and CEO Edward Breen have 2 patents.

How many patents does Dupont have?

Dupont has a total of 14621 patents globally. These patents belong to 4387 unique patent families. Out of 14621 patents, 8283 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Dupont File Every Year?

Dupont Patent 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 GrantDupont Applications FiledDupont Patents Granted
2022152578
2021576636
2020661620
2019584675
2018932597
2017909689
20161015633
20151104630
2014852520
2013889459
2012903485
2011811392

How many Dupont patents are Alive/Dead?

Dupont Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Dupont File in Different Countries?

Dupont Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Dupont Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America3133
Korea (South)2321
China2186
Japan2105
Taiwan1357
Europe1031
Germany725
France156
Singapore145
Canada136
India111
Brazil96
Australia84
Spain48
Austria33
Israel30
Mexico29
Italy27
Norway26
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)21
United Kingdom18
South Africa18
Russia14
Indonesia13
Malaysia12
Denmark11
Viet Nam10
Tunisia10
Morocco10
Poland9
Philippines8
Chile7
New Zealand6
Hungary4
Saudi Arabia2
Jordan2
Egypt2
Kazakhstan2
Finland1
Georgia1
Eurasia1
Croatia1
Peru1
United Arab Emirates1
Africa1
Argentina1
Serbia1
Slovenia1
Lithuania1

Where are Research Centres of Dupont Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Dupont

10 Best Dupont Patents

US7000000B1 is the most popular patent in the Dupont portfolio. It has received 598 citations so far from companies like Tci Supply, Hyundai and Lenzing.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Dupont:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7000000B1598
WO2014030921A1343
TW201329200A323
US6482571B1297
US6355333B1278
US6576401B2252
US6720459B2226
WO2011019156A1207
US6387595B1201
US6548222B2197

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Dupont patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Dupont invention. They couldn’t because Dupont had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO used 1088 Dupont patents in 5629 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Dupont patent portfolio are Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Dow Global Technologies and Tsmc.

List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Dupont –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Dupont PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials146718
Dow Global Technologies60139
Tsmc53127
Fujifilm47141
Samsung83240
Jsr Corporation3985
Shin-Etsu Chemical3357
Applied Materials3268
Versum Material2753
LG2770

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Dupont Patents

Blocked Patent Applications by Dupont

Top Dupont Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7968268B228
US7192340B219
US20120235123A119
US20090130849A117
US7674837B215
US6881336B215
US7618579B214
US7399365B214
US6952915B213
US8062429B212

What Percentage of Dupont US Patent Applications were Granted?

Dupont (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 985 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 804 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 82.89%.

Below are the key stats of Dupont patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Dupont?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Dupont Specialty Products Usa49977.69%
Nutrition & Biosciences Usa8396.34%
Henry Hadad4385.37%
Ratnerprestia43100.00%
Bakerhostetler4290.48%
Potter Anderson & Corroon4197.50%
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks3588.24%
The Chemours Company2572.00%
Bristol Myers Squibb Company2070.00%
Pioneer Hi Bred International1230.00%

What are Dupont key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Dupont?

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

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

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Updated on January 2, 2023

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