Ferrero has a total of 2148 patents globally, out of which 1660 have been granted. Of these 2148 patents, more than 57% patents are active. European Countries is where Ferrero has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America. Parallelly, Italy seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Ferrero.
Ferrero was founded in the year 1946 by Giovanni Ferrero and Pietro Ferrero. The company, the maker of Nutella, Tic Tac, Mon Chéri and Kinder, is an Italian manufacturer of branded chocolate and confectionery products and it is the third biggest chocolate producer and Confectionery Company in the world.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Ferrero which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Ferrero patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Ferrero patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Ferrero have?
The founders, Giovanni Ferrero and Pietro Ferrero, have 15 & 688 patents respectively. The CEO, Lapo Civiletti, has 0 patents.
How many patents does Ferrero have?
Ferrero has a total of 2148 patents globally. These patents belong to 808 unique patent families. Out of 2148 patents, 1226 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Ferrero 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||Ferrero Applications Filed||Ferrero Patents Granted|
How many Ferrero patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Ferrero File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Ferrero Filed Patents
|United States Of America||138|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||34|
Where are Research Centres of Ferrero Patents Located?
10 Best Ferrero Patents
US20040068310A1 is the most popular patent in the Ferrero portfolio. It has received 78 citations so far from companies like Life Recovery Systems Hd, Pulsar Scientific, and Thermotek.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Ferrero:
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