Fraunhofer USA Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Fraunhofer USA has a total of 335 patents globally, out of which 105 have been granted. Of these 335 patents, more than 34% patents are active. The United States of America is where Fraunhofer USA has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Canada. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Fraunhofer USA.

Fraunhofer USA was founded in 1994. Fraunhofer USA is a non-profit organization. The organization provides small and medium-sized businesses, federal and state governments, and multinational enterprises with applied research.

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

How many patents does Fraunhofer USA have?

Fraunhofer USA has a total of 335 patents globally. These patents belong to 90 unique patent families. Out of 335 patents, 115 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Fraunhofer USA File Every Year?

Fraunhofer USA Patent 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 GrantFraunhofer USA Applications FiledFraunhofer USA Patents Granted
202327
202296
20211010
2020118
2019148
201888
2017117
2016108
2015159
2014711
201322
201287
2011232

How many Fraunhofer USA patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Fraunhofer USA Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Fraunhofer USA File in Different Countries?

Fraunhofer USA Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Fraunhofer USA Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America86
Europe34
Canada21
China17
Australia15
India14
Germany14
Japan13
Austria13
Brazil11
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)7
Singapore6
Spain5
Israel5
Korea (South)4
Portugal2
Denmark1
Iceland1
Russia1
Norway1

Where are Research Centers of Fraunhofer USA Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Fraunhofer USA

10 Best Fraunhofer USA Patents

US20090291197A1 is the most popular patent in the Fraunhofer USA portfolio. It has received 58 citations so far from companies like Xaloy, Universal Display Corporation and Caterpillar Inc.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Fraunhofer USA:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20090291197A158
US20120077260A145
WO2016168673A145
US20110059130A136
WO2007095304A235
US6596961B234
US20070272864A125
WO2009111717A125
WO2010127278A123
WO2010037046A123

What Percentage of Fraunhofer US Patent Applications Were Granted?

Fraunhofer USA (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 116 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 58 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 66.67%.

Below are the key stats of Fraunhofer USA patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Fraunhofer USA?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Fish & Richardson Pc2979.69%
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks Pc1428.57%
Choate Hall & Stewart Llp13100.00%
Ratnerprestia957.14%
Harness Dickey Msu7100.00%
Foley & Lardner Llp6100.00%
Ronald I Eisenstein560.00%
Marshall Gerstein & Borun Llp7100.00%
Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios Llp30.00%
Chalker Flores Llp20%

What are Fraunhofer USA key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Fraunhofer USA?

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

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

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