Graco Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Graco has a total of 4608 patents globally, out of which 2766 have been granted. Of these 4608 patents, more than 52% patents are active. The USA is where Graco has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by European Countries and China, it has generated an annual revenue of $1.98 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Graco.

Graco was founded in the year 1926 by Russell Gray. Company is an American manufacturer of fluid-handling systems and products. As of January 2022, Graco has a market cap of $11.33 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Graco have?

The CEO, Mark W Sheahan, has 15 patents.

How many patents does Graco have?

Graco has a total of 4608 patents globally. These patents belong to 1171 unique patent families. Out of 4608 patents, 2405 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Graco File Every Year?

Graco 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 GrantGraco Applications FiledGraco Patents Granted
202265202
2021161232
2020220290
2019393307
2018259196
2017224194
2016268183
2015275197
2014391194
2013228126
2012360121
2011366104

How many Graco patents are Alive/Dead?

Graco Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Graco File in Different Countries?

Graco Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Graco Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America910
Europe562
China536
Germany313
Korea (South)285
Australia262
Taiwan256
Japan214
Brazil141
India113
Russia103
Spain99
United Kingdom98
Canada74
Mexico34
Poland34
Malaysia21
Indonesia18
Italy18
Turkey13
Ukraine11
Denmark11
Switzerland7
South Africa6
Austria5
Norway5
Portugal5
France3
Viet Nam2
Hungary2

Where are Research Centres of Graco Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Graco

10 Best Graco Patents

US6664704B2 is the most popular patent in the Graco portfolio. It has received 95 citations so far from companies like Denso Corporation, Genesis Robotics, and Linear Labs.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6664704B295
US6702198B285
US7868511B275
US7863797B275
US6708900B167
US6390386B262
USD457599S161
US6924579B258
US7851965B257
US20080187423A157

What are Graco key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Graco?

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

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

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Updated on January 9, 2023

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