Electrolux Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Electrolux has a total of 10518 patents globally, out of which 6111 have been granted. Of these 10518 patents, more than 53% patents are active. Europe is where Electrolux has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Germany and USA. Parallelly, Europe seems to be the main focused R&D center and also Sweden is the origin country of Electrolux.

Electrolux was founded in 1919 by Axel Wenner-Gren. Electrolux is an appliance company based in Sweden. The Company’s products include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances. As of July 2022, Electrolux has a market cap of $38.46 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Electrolux have?

The Founder Axel Wenner-Gren has 18 patents and the CEO Jonas Samuelson has 0 patents.

How many patents does Electrolux have?

Electrolux has a total of 10518 patents globally. These patents belong to 4506 unique patent families. Out of 10518 patents, 5606 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Electrolux File Every Year?

Electrolux 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 GrantElectrolux Applications FiledElectrolux Patents Granted
2011285166
2012422211
20131128307
20141145426
2015712255
2016917144
2017733292
2018641419
2019519567
2020339515
2021132605
202210299

How many Electrolux patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Electrolux Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Electrolux File in Different Countries?

Electrolux Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Electrolux Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Europe1812
Germany1129
United States Of America1112
China1084
Australia959
Brazil774
Russia268
Japan223
United Kingdom219
Sweden210
Poland163
Italy162
Spain150
Korea (South)149
Canada127
Austria119
Mexico109
Malaysia53
Denmark47
Singapore38
Viet Nam36
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)36
India29
Chile27
Turkey26
France26
Taiwan22
Argentina20
Indonesia18
New Zealand17
Switzerland17
Portugal7
Finland7
Ecuador7
South Africa7
Philippines7
Slovenia6
Hungary6
Norway5
Colombia5
Brunei4
Israel3
Czech Republic2
Saudi Arabia2
Netherlands1
Montenegro1

Where are Research Centers of Electrolux Patents Located?

Research Centers of Electrolux Patents

10 Best Electrolux Patents

US20080040883A1 is the most popular patent in the Electrolux portfolio. It has received 309 citations so far from companies like Omachron Intellectual Property Inc, LG Electronics and Techtronic Industries Co Ltd.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20080040883A1309
US7206677B2230
US7922794B2186
US7248951B2178
WO2004069021A1177
US7647144B2174
WO2002067744A1169
WO2002067745A1160
WO2002075470A1154
US7131369B2152

Which Companies are using Electrolux 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 Electrolux patent portfolio are LG, Omachron Intellectual Property Inc and Samsung.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
LG Electronics52
Omachron Intellectual Property Inc45
Samsung Electronics33
Bsh Hausgerate21
Haier Us Appliance Solutions Inc19
Whirlpool Corporation15
Bissell Inc10
Midea Group9
Dyson Technology Limited8
Techtronic Industries8

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Electrolux Patents

Top Electrolux Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCitation Count
US20080040883A132
US7811022B213
US8601643B213
US7162770B211
US8225456B211
US7979952B210
US8020251B28
US20060272120A17
US7328479B27
US8424154B26
US6829804B26
US20060272122A15
US20140304941A15
US20110030742A15
US7248951B25

What Percentage of Electrolux US Patent Applications were Granted?

Electrolux (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 383 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 298 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 81.2%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Electrolux?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Ratnerprestia11779.21%
Pearne & Gordon Llp11670.69%
Burr & Forman Llp81100.00%
Hunton Andrews Kurth Llp1593.33%
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Llp8100.00%
Banner & Witcoff Ltd757.14%
Polsinelli Pc7100.00%
Jeffrey J Sopko450.00%
Andrus Sceales Starke & Sawall333.33%
Cahn & Samuels Llp3100.00%

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What are Electrolux key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Electrolux?

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

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

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Updated on July 28, 2022

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