Electricite de France Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Electricite de France has a total of 6550 patents globally, out of which 4268 have been granted. Of these 6550 patents, more than 50% patents are active. France is where Electricite de France has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, France seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Electricite de France.

Electricite de France was founded in the year 1946. The company produces, transmits, distributes, imports and exports electricity. The Company, using nuclear power, coal and gas, provides electricity for French energy consumers. As of December 2022, the market cap of Electricite de France is $ 48.66 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Electricite de France have?

The founder Marcel Paul has 0 patent and CEO Jean-Bernard Levy has 0 patent.

How many patents does Electricite de France have?

Electricite de France has a total of 6550 patents globally. These patents belong to 2571 unique patent families. Out of 6550 patents, 3324 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Electricite de France File Every Year?

Electricite de France 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 GrantElectricite de France Applications FiledElectricite de France Patents Granted
202223309
202193314
2020271323
2019388309
2018488311
2017363250
2016368276
2015371235
2014405205
2013389200
2012359148
2011246123

How many Electricite de France patents are Alive/Dead?

Electricite de France Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Electricite de France File in Different Countries?

Electricite de France Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Electricite de France Filed Patents

CountryPatents
France965
Europe925
Germany716
United States Of America591
China573
Japan281
Spain267
Korea (South)205
Canada183
South Africa114
Brazil105
Austria96
Russia90
Australia86
Taiwan72
India62
Italy55
Poland54
United Kingdom47
Denmark43
Norway30
Portugal27
Hungary26
Finland24
Slovenia23
Argentina23
Eurasia20
Ukraine16
Mexico16
Israel12
Singapore11
Indonesia10
Czech Republic10
Africa8
Turkey6
Switzerland5
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)5
Slovakia4
Saudi Arabia4
Belgium4
Romania4
Sweden3
Croatia3
Tunisia3
Africa3
Morocco3
Chile3
Kazakhstan3
Malaysia3
New Zealand3
Bulgaria2
Viet Nam1
Philippines1
Gulf Cooperation Council1
Serbia1
Uruguay1
Cyprus1
Algeria1
United Arab Emirates1
Lithuania1
Panama1

Where are the Research Centres of Electricite de France Patents Located?

Research Centres of Electricite de France Patents

10 Best Electricite de France Patents

US9293757B2 is the most popular patent in the Electricite de France portfolio. It has received 683 citations so far from companies like Ethicon, Cilag Gmbh.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Electricite de France:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US9293757B2683
US7026258B2104
US6678344B289
US6397621B170
US20080018115A155
US6924992B249
WO2002084860A149
US20040062677A148
US7428479B242
WO2012156639A140

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Electricite de France patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO used 169 Electricite de France patents in 596 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Electricite de France patent portfolio are Westinghouse Electric Company, Areva and Framatome.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Electricite de France –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Electricite de France PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Westinghouse Electric Company1425
Areva1143
Framatome1227
Fauske And Associates816
Hitachi829
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries724
Toshiba610
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique35
Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute35
Mpower35

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Electricite de France Patents

Top Electricite de France Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8218709B210
US7473404B26
US8741685B26
US20080018115A15
US6682287B25
US20120116722A15
US7396614B25
US10304573B24
US9053830B24
US8615867B24
US6678344B24
US7405558B24
US7776203B24
US20110051883A13
US6498328B23

What Percentage of Electricite de France US Patent Applications were Granted?

Electricite de France (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 207 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 131 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 73.18%.

Below are the key stats of Electricite de France patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Electricite de France?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Llp Chicago10268.13%
Lerner David Littenberg2887.50%
Womble Bond Dickinson Us Llp2080.00%
Vedder Price Pc1275.00%
Nixon & Vanderhye Pc80%
Von Briesen & Roper Sc650.00%
Frost Brown Todd Llc3100.00%
Mcandrews Held & Malloy Ltd3100.00%
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Llp2100.00%

What are Electricite de France key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Electricite de France?

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

R&D Focus: How has Electricite de France’s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on December 12, 2022

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