FrieslandCampina Patents – Key Insights and Stats

FrieslandCampina has a total of 1235 patents globally, out of which 695 have been granted. Of these 1235 patents, more than 23% patents are active. Europe is where FrieslandCampina has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the Netherlands and Germany. Parallelly, the Netherlands seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of FrieslandCampina.

FrieslandCampina was founded in the year 1871 by Roelof Joosten. The company operates as a dairy producer and distributer. The Company offers cream and butter products for infant nutrition, food industry and pharmaceutical sectors. Company serves its clients worldwide.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of FrieslandCampina have?

The founder Roelof Joosten has 0 patent and CEO Hein Schumacher has 0 patent.

How many patents does FrieslandCampina have?

FrieslandCampina has a total of 1235 patents globally. These patents belong to 387 unique patent families. Out of 1235 patents, 286 patents are active.

How Many Patents did FrieslandCampina File Every Year?

FrieslandCampina 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 GrantFrieslandCampina Applications FiledFrieslandCampina Patents Granted
20222
202113
202044
2019110
2018518
2017520
2016426
20151832
20142260
20137757
20128878
20116262

How many FrieslandCampina patents are Alive/Dead?

FrieslandCampina Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did FrieslandCampina File in Different Countries?

FrieslandCampina Worldwide Patents

Countries in which FrieslandCampina Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Europe184
Netherlands116
Germany95
United States Of America75
Austria52
Spain48
China45
Denmark40
Australia34
Malaysia31
Viet Nam30
Japan29
Singapore27
New Zealand24
United Kingdom24
Indonesia22
Canada22
Russia20
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)17
Portugal15
Poland14
Brunei13
India13
Brazil9
Philippines9
Mexico9
Cyprus8
Italy7
Taiwan7
Romania7
Slovenia6
Israel5
Hungary5
South Africa4
Croatia3
Norway3
Chile3
Argentina3
Eurasia3
Korea (South)2
Morocco1
Belize1
Africa1
Belgium1
Tunisia1
Ukraine1
Costa Rica1

 

Where are the Research Centres of FrieslandCampina Patents Located?

Research Centres of FrieslandCampina Patents

10 Best FrieslandCampina Patents

WO2008056983A1 is the most popular patent in the FrieslandCampina portfolio. It has received 106 citations so far from companies like Nestec , Advanced Bionutrition Corporation, and Abbott.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
WO2008056983A1106
WO2011096809A197
WO2011096808A180
WO2008069639A173
WO2008108651A169
WO2009154463A262
WO2013025104A157
WO2008127104A154
US20100047393A153
EP1997907A145

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 29 FrieslandCampina patents in 154 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the FrieslandCampina patent portfolio are Nestec, Abbott and Nestle.

List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing FrieslandCampina –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing FrieslandCampina PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Nestec928
Abbott816
Nestle915
Ritter Pharmaceuticals47
Innovachildfood24
Conopco24
Valio24
Toray Industries23
The Bank Of Nova Scotia16
Next Proteins11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on FrieslandCampina Patents

Top FrieslandCampina Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20100047393A18
US7736683B27
US20100064898A15
US20040241287A15
US8202842B24
US20080248182A14
US20090235827A14
US10327578B23
US20030138476A13
US20120263852A13
US20100068361A13
US9526262B22
US20140234487A12
US20140205731A12
US20070158256A12

What Percentage of FrieslandCampina US Patent Applications were Granted?

FrieslandCampina (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 45 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 18 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 64.29%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for FrieslandCampina?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Foley & Lardner2752.63%
Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery90.00%
Hoffmann & Baron2100.00%
Stites & Harbison2100.00%
Dla Piper1100.00%
Londa Bruce1100.00%
Mintz Levin Boston Office10%
N V Nederlandsch Octrooibureau1100.00%
Tucker Ellis1100.00%

What are FrieslandCampina‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by FrieslandCampina?

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

R&D Focus: How has FrieslandCampina’s search focus changed over the years?

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