Fresenius has a total of 12414 patents globally, out of which 5282 have been granted. Of these 12414 patents, more than 61% patents are active. United States of America is where Fresenius has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Fresenius.
Fresenius was founded in 1912 by Eduard Fresenius. Fresenius is a global health care group with products and services for dialysis, the hospital and the medical care of patients at home. The Company sells dialysis, infusion, transfusion, and diagnostics equipment and systems, blood separators, plasma, hemofilters, nutritional liquids, and solid and liquid pharmaceuticals. As of May 2022, Fresenius has a market cap of $17.17 Billion.
Read about some of the most popular patents of Fresenius which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Fresenius patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Fresenius patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Fresenius have?
The Founder Eduard Fresenius have 0 patents and the CEO Stephan Sturm have 0 patents.
How many patents does Fresenius have?
Fresenius has a total of 12414 patents globally. These patents belong to 2864 unique patent families. Out of 12414 patents, 7682 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Fresenius 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||Fresenius Applications Filed||Fresenius Patents Granted|
How many Fresenius patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Fresenius File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Fresenius Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1899|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||189|
|Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro||3|
Where are Research Centers of Fresenius Patents Located?
10 Best Fresenius Patents
US6743201B1 is the most popular patent in the Fresenius portfolio. It has received 363 citations so far from companies like Baxter International Inc, Deka Products Limited and Zoll Circulation, Inc.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Fresenius:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Fresenius Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies in the Fresenius patent portfolio are Baxter International, Gambro Lundia Ab and B Braun Avitum Ag.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Gambro Lundia Ab||25|
|B Braun Avitum Ag||23|
|Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha||22|
|Nxstage Medical Inc||8|
|Asahi Kasei Medical Co Ltd||8|
|Nikkiso Company Limited||8|
|Terumo Bct Inc||7|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Fresenius Patents
Top Fresenius Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Fresenius US Patent Applications were Granted?
Fresenius (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1920 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1258 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 83.4%.
Below are the key stats of Fresenius patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Fresenius?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Jacobson Holman Pllc||398||81.46%|
|Fish & Richardson Pc||394||88.93%|
|Kilyk & Bowersox Pllc||169||92.66%|
|Leydig Voit & Mayer Ltd||108||87.06%|
|Occhiuti & Rohlicek Llp||99||58.62%|
|Cook Alex Ltd||83||90.38%|
|Hunton Andrews Kurth Llp||68||97.06%|
|Kenyon & Kenyon Llp||55||85.45%|
|Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds Pc||54||88.00%|
|Kacvinsky Daisak Bluni Pllc||54||86.96%|
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