FutureFuel Patents – Key Insights and Stats

FutureFuel has a total of 58 patents globally, out of which 13 have been granted. Of these 58 patents, more than 20% patents are active. United States of America is where FutureFuel has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Mexico and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of FutureFuel.

FutureFuel was founded in the year 2005. The Company produces and distributes biobased products. The Company offers fuels, diesel, ethanol, lignin and biomass solid fuels, as well as specialty products such as lubricants, solvents and intermediates. FutureFuel also provides chemicals and lithium ion. As of May 2023, the market cap of FutureFuel is $410.06 Million.

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

How many patents does FutureFuel have?

FutureFuel has a total of 58 patents globally. These patents belong to 12 unique patent families. Out of 58 patents, 12 patents are active.

How Many Patents did FutureFuel File Every Year?

FutureFuel 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 GrantFutureFuel Applications FiledFutureFuel Patents Granted
20161
201525
201455
201311
2012141
20119
201010
200915
20081
20071

How many FutureFuel patents are Alive/Dead?

FutureFuel Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did FutureFuel File in Different Countries?

FutureFuel Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which FutureFuel Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America16
Mexico8
Europe8
Canada8
Japan8
Poland1
Spain1

Where are Research Centres of FutureFuel Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the FutureFuel patents is the United States of America.

10 Best FutureFuel Patents

US20090038503A1 is the most popular patent in the FutureFuel portfolio. It has received 9 citations so far from companies like Hexion, Korea Techno Agency Co and Kao Corporation.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20090038503A19
US20100094027A17
JP2012500287A7
JP2011526301A7
US8772522B25
US8884045B24
US8404886B24
US20120190879A14
US8809565B23
US8178648B23

What Percentage of FutureFuel US Patent Applications were Granted?

FutureFuel (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 16 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 9 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 56.25%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for FutureFuel?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Additon Pendleton & Witherspoon1080.00%
Stanley B Baker30.00%
Husch Blackwell10.00%
Karen A Harding1100.00%
Kutak Rock10.00%

What are FutureFuel key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by FutureFuel?

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

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

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