GEA Group Patents – Key Insights and Stats

GEA Group has a total of 7871 patents globally, out of which 4554 have been granted. Of these 7871 patents, more than 48% patents are active. Germany is where GEA Group has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe (EPO) and the USA, it has generated an annual revenue of $3.53 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D center of GEA Group.

GEA Group was founded in the year 1881 by Wilhelm Ralph Merton and Zachary Hochschild. Company is a German corporation, mostly active in the food and beverages sector. As of May 2023, GEA Group has a market cap of $7.34 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of GEA Group have?

The CEO, Stefan Klebert, has 0 patents.

How many patents does GEA Group have?

GEA Group has a total of 7871 patents globally. These patents belong to 2625 unique patent families. Out of 7871 patents, 3848 patents are active.

How Many Patents did GEA Group File Every Year?

GEA Group 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 GrantGEA Group Applications FiledGEA Group Patents Granted
2022130274
2021189338
2020237388
2019300341
2018321332
2017351298
2016416307
2015473270
2014511247
2013521229
2012406181
2011464117

How many GEA Group patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

GEA Group Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did GEA Group File in Different Countries?

GEA Group Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which GEA Group Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Germany1215
Europe (EPO)1086
United States Of America903
China532
Denmark328
Spain272
Brazil243
Japan236
Australia206
Austria189
Canada187
Russia174
India167
Italy164
Poland162
New Zealand110
Korea (South)78
Mexico76
Norway68
South Africa45
Argentina45
Netherlands41
United Kingdom39
Chile36
Singapore36
Indonesia34
Hungary31
Slovakia27
Portugal26
Malaysia21

 

Where are Research Centers of GEA Group Patents Located?

R&D Centres of GEA Group

10 Best GEA Group Patents

US7039449B2 is the most popular patent in the GEA Group portfolio. It has received 902 citations so far from companies like Masimo Corporation.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of GEA Group:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7039449B2902
WO2004018089A1129
WO2008135192A1109
US7290497B275
WO2015181177A174
US20080276871A170
US6739349B270
EP1508531A167
US7401573B263
US6752102B262

What are GEA Group’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by GEA Group?

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

R&D Focus: How has GEA Group‘s search focus changed over the years?

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