Essity Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Essity has a total of 16473 patents globally, out of which 9116 have been granted. Of these 16473 patents, more than 41% patents are active. China is where Essity has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and the USA. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also Sweden is the origin country of Essity.

Essity was founded in the year 2017. The Company develops, produces, and sells personal care products and also offers products such as toilet papers, household towels, handkerchiefs, facial tissues, hand sanitizers, dispensers, wet wipes, and napkins. Essity markets its products globally.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Essity have?

The CEO Magnus Groth have 3 patents.

How many patents does Essity have?

Essity has a total of 16473 patents globally. These patents belong to 5527 unique patent families. Out of 16473 patents, 6910 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Essity File Every Year?

Essity 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 GrantEssity Applications FiledEssity Patents Granted
202312117
2022207557
2021365691
2020572566
2019673461
2018680502
2017819454
2016500555
2015699411
2014568438
2013679464
2012940443
2011716366

How many Essity patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Essity Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Essity File in Different Countries?

Essity Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Essity Filed Patents

CountryPatents
China1870
Europe1625
United States Of America1545
Australia1072
Germany972
Mexico954
Japan676
Colombia648
Brazil611
Russia567
Poland483
Canada410
Spain329
Malaysia303
Sweden284
United Kingdom265
Austria262
Chile212
Denmark198
South Africa190
India183
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)169
Argentina133
Taiwan122
New Zealand111
Tunisia109
Korea (South)105
Saudi Arabia95
Philippines91
Indonesia75
Hungary71
Italy65
Costa Rica52
Slovakia45
Norway31
Ecuador22
Singapore22
Turkey20
United Arab Emirates17
Peru11
Egypt10
Honduras10
Finland9
Macao8
France8
Ukraine7
Viet Nam7
Czech Republic6
Dominican Republic5
Morocco5
Kazakhstan4
Portugal4
Georgia4
Netherlands3
Brunei3
Lithuania3
Cyprus3
Montenegro3
Nicaragua3
Slovenia3
Latvia3
Switzerland2
Estonia2
Israel1
Croatia1
Thailand1
Jordan1

Where are the Research Centers of Essity Patents Located?

Research Centers of Essity Patents

10 Best Essity Patents

US6375646B1 is the most popular patent in the Essity portfolio. It has received 222 citations so far from companies like Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc, Tyco Healthcare Retail Services, and P&G.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6375646B1222
US7959624B2208
US7005558B1187
US20070244455A1157
US6402729B1151
USD467799S1139
US6461344B1138
US6648871B2129
US6494873B2126
US20080300559A1125

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 445 Essity patents in 1905 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Essity patent portfolio are Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark and Unicharm.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Essity –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Essity PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Procter & Gamble139366
Kimberly-Clark71160
Unicharm3154
Kci Licensing Inc2753
Gpcp Ip Holdings Llc2241
Daio Paper Corporation1633
Kci Usa Inc1428
Eastman Chemical Company1025
Zuiko Corporation715
3M78

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Essity Patents

Top Essity Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7959624B221
US8672905B216
US8647319B213
US20070244455A111
US7384505B29
US7850672B28
US20140367401A18
US20080300559A17
US8389427B27
US8196809B27
US7258764B27
US10874559B26
US7176344B26
US7178689B26
US8575418B25

What Percentage of Essity US Patent Applications were Granted?

Essity (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 745 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 581 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.07%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Essity?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Essity Hygiene And Health Aktiebolag39690.88%
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Llp21893.06%
Cantor Colburn Llp9086.79%
Merchant & Gould13100.00%
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney1181.82%
Wood Herron & Evans560.00%
Nixon & Vanderhye3100.00%
Attention Of Joshua N Randall2100.00%
3M Innovative Properties Company1100.00%
Attention Of James A Larson1100.00%

What are Essity‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Essity?

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

R&D Focus: How has Essity‘s search focus changed over the years?

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