Fortum Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Fortum has a total of 383 patents globally, out of which 191 have been granted. Of these 383 patents, more than 23% patents are active. Finland is where Fortum has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia. Parallelly, Finland seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Fortum.

Fortum was founded in 1998. Fortum provides a full range of energy-related products and services. The Company’s activities cover the generation, distribution, and sale of electricity and heat and steam, as well as the operation of power plants and energy-related services. Fortum operates worldwide but mainly in Northern Europe. As of February 2022, Fortum has a market cap of $22.34 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Fortum have?

The CEO, Markus Rauramo have 0 patents.

How many patents does Fortum have?

Fortum has a total of 383 patents globally. These patents belong to 189 unique patent families. Out of 383 patents, 90 patents are active.

How many Fortum patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Fortum Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Fortum Patents

How Many Patents did Fortum File Every Year?

Fortum 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 GrantFortum Applications FiledFortum Patents Granted
2011134
201281
201362
2014133
2015104
2016248
201786
20181110
201975
20201416
2021515

How Many Patents did Fortum File in Different Countries?

Fortum Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Fortum Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Finland78
Europe30
Australia30
Germany28
United States Of America21
Austria16
Japan15
Spain14
Hungary11
Poland8
Denmark7
China7
Malaysia5
Korea (South)4
Indonesia4
Saudi Arabia4
India4
Canada4
Russian Federation3
United Kingdom3
Sweden3
Norway3
Portugal3
Lithuania2
Argentina2
Romania2
Eurasian Patent Organization1
France1
United Arab Emirates1
Netherlands1
Estonia1
New Zealand1
Turkey1
Slovakia1
Croatia1
Slovenia1
Mexico1
South Africa1
Czech Republic1

Where are Research Centers of Fortum Patents Located?

Research Centers of Fortum Patents

10 Best Fortum Patents

US6814940B1 is the most popular patent in the Fortum portfolio. It has received 140 citations so far from companies like Kior Inc, Metso Power Oy and Ensyn Renewables Inc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6814940B1140
WO2004072207A169
US20040046146A140
US6527829B138
US6235810B136
WO2001025689A128
US20040108251A121
WO2014118440A120
WO2004080935A120
WO2001003206A119

What Percentage of Fortum US Patent Applications were Granted?

Fortum (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 46 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 33 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 82.5%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Fortum?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch2772.73%
Cozen O Connor3100.00%
Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti3100.00%
Nixon & Vanderhye3100.00%
Alston & Bird1100.00%
Conley Rose1100.00%
Laine Ip Oy1100.00%
Oliff Plc10.00%
Patent Central Llc1100.00%
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal1100.00%

Fortum’s main research and innovation activities cover technologies for the current energy system as well as technologies and solutions required for the future solar economy.  The company’s ultimate goal is to produce energy in the most efficient way and bring environmentally friendly solutions for company end customers.

Fortum’s updated strategy will continue to drive the change for a cleaner world. The company is securing a fast and reliable transition to a carbon-neutral economy by providing customers and societies with clean energy and sustainable solutions.

”I am especially pleased that as a major international energy group, we have now committed to the ambitious climate targets. With our strategy, we want to drive the clean energy transition and at the same time, deliver sustainable financial performance.”

Fortum Group has four strategic priorities:

1. Transform our own operations to carbon neutral

2. Strengthen and grow in CO2-free power generation

3. Leverage strong position in gas to enable the energy transition

4. Partner with industrial and infrastructure customers

In alignment with the EU’s ambition and the goals of The Paris Agreement, Company targets carbon neutrality by 2050 at the latest and in our European fleet already by 2035.

Greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced in all sectors, not just in energy but also in heating, cooling, industry and transportation. With Uniper, we are now a major European clean power and gas company – well-positioned to drive the clean energy transition. In addition, we have competencies and solutions to help our industrial and infrastructure customers to decarbonize their operations and improve their environmental footprint.

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What are Fortum’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Fortum?

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

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

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