Halma Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Halma has a total of 1809 patents globally, out of which 985 have been granted. Of these 1809 patents, more than 41% patents are active. United States of America is where Halma has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United Kingdom and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and United Kingdom is the origin country of Halma.

Halma was founded in the year 1894. The Company is a health and safety sensor technology group which manufactures products that detect hazards and also protect assets and people at work in public and commercial buildings. Company develops technologies and products that are used for analysis in safety, environmental and leisure related markets, including water, to improve personal and public health. As of April 2023, the market cap of Halma is $1.04 Billion.

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

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

The founder David Barber has 10 patents and CEO Andrew Williams has 36 patents.

How many patents does Halma have?

Halma has a total of 1809 patents globally. These patents belong to 705 unique patent families. Out of 1809 patents, 746 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Halma File Every Year?

Halma 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 GrantHalma Applications FiledHalma Patents Granted
20239
20221431
20213352
20205051
20197250
20187554
20178871
201610675
201510462
201410486
201311764
201210166

How many Halma patents are Alive/Dead?

Halma Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Halma File in Different Countries?

Halma Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Halma Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America567
United Kingdom184
Europe180
Germany87
China85
Australia84
Canada79
Japan47
Spain30
Korea (South)24
India24
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)24
Austria23
Saudi Arabia20
Singapore15
Taiwan15
Finland13
Brazil12
Indonesia9
Switzerland9
Norway8
Mexico8
Italy7
Chile6
Netherlands6
Denmark6
Argentina4
Portugal3
Russia2
Malta2
Hungary2
Israel2
Eurasia1
Peru1
Cyprus1
Gulf Cooperation Council1
Poland1
New Zealand1
South Africa1
Slovenia1
Thailand1

Where are Research Centres of Halma Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Halma

 10 Best Halma Patents

US8992042B2 is the most popular patent in the Halma portfolio. It has received 669 citations so far from companies like Ethicon, Mitsubishi and Lumencor.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8992042B2669
US8457656B2257
US7324824B2239
US7312752B2211
US20050096695A1209
US7785368B2173
US6419621B1144
US8139945B1124
US7670374B2122
US8057544B2118

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 223 Halma patents in 1058 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Halma patent portfolio are Qualcomm, General Electric and IBM.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Halma –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Halma PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Qualcomm1321
General Electric923
IBM916
Covidien913
Depuy Synthes Products817
Google714
Clinical Patents59
Wells Fargo Bank58
Intel49
Oklahoma Safety Equipment46

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Halma Patents

 Top Halma Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7312752B241
US7324824B221
US7671741B212
US8057544B212
US20050096695A110
US20100090901A19
US7463907B29
US20050120030A17
US20080221469A17
US20120127317A17
US6907284B26
US6700690B16
US6916308B26
US8139945B16
US8031120B26

What are Halma key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Halma?

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

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

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