Elopak has a total of 1483 patents globally, out of which 1009 have been granted. Of these 1483 patents, more than 58% patents are active. United Kingdom is where Elopak has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and United States of America. Parallelly, United Kingdom seems to be the main focused R&D centre and Norway is the origin country of Elopak.
Elopak was founded in the year 1957. The Company manufactures and distributes packaging systems for food products. The Company offers cartons, board coating, filling machines, closures, secondary packaging and logistics, project analysis, technical training and marketing.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Elopak which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Elopak patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Elopak patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Elopak have?
The founder Christian August Johansen has 0 patent and Johan Henrik Andresen has 1 patent. The CEO Thomas Kormendi has 0 patent.
How many patents does Elopak have?
Elopak has a total of 1483 patents globally. These patents belong to 718 unique patent families. Out of 1483 patents, 872 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Elopak 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||Elopak Applications Filed||Elopak Patents Granted|
How many Elopak patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Elopak File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Elopak Filed Patents
|United States Of America||95|
|United Arab Emirates||8|
Where are Research Centres of Elopak Patents Located?
10 Best Elopak Patents
WO2004076302A1 is the most popular patent in the Elopak portfolio. It has received 58 citations so far from companies like Tetra Laval, SIG and Kao Corporation.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Elopak:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Elopak patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Elopak invention. They couldn’t because Elopak had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 22 Elopak patents in 59 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Elopak patent portfolio are Sig Technology, Nippon and UTC.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Elopak –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Elopak Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Round Peg Solutions||1||1|
|Ds Smith Packaging||1||2|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Elopak Patents
Top Elopak Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|