Hexcel has a total of 2250 patents globally, out of which 1370 have been granted. Of these 2250 patents, more than 51% patents are active. The United States of America is where Hexcel has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D centre and the United States of America is the origin country of Hexcel.
Hexcel was founded in the year 1948 by Roger C. Steele and Roscoe T. Hughes. The company develops, manufactures and markets reinforcement products, composite materials, and engineered products. The Company’s products are used in the commercial aerospace, space and defense, electronics, general industrial and recreation markets for a variety of end products. As of February 2023, the market cap of Hexcel is $ 5.85 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Hexcel which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Hexcel patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Hexcel patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Hexcel have?
The founders Roger C. Steele patent, Roscoe T has 0 patent. The CEO Nick L. Stanage has 0 patent.
How many patents does Hexcel have?
Hexcel has a total of 2250 patents globally. These patents belong to 524 unique patent families. Out of 2250 patents, 1164 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Hexcel File Every Year?
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 Grant||Hexcel Applications Filed||Hexcel Patents Granted|
How many Hexcel patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Hexcel File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Hexcel Filed Patents
|United States Of America||329|
Where are Research Centres of Hexcel Patents Located?
10 Best Hexcel Patents
US6503856B1 is the most popular patent in the Hexcel portfolio. It has received 208 citations so far from companies like Sony, Apple and Boeing.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Hexcel:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Hexcel patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Hexcel invention. They couldn’t because Hexcel had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 147 Hexcel patents in 742 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Hexcel patent portfolio are Boeing, Toray Industries and Cytec.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Hexcel –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Hexcel Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Hexcel Patents
Top Hexcel Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Hexcel US Patent Applications were Granted?
Hexcel (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 182 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 157 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 90.23%.
Below are the key stats of Hexcel patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Hexcel?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Alston & Bird||14||100.00%|
|Welsh Ip Law||14||90.00%|
|David J Oldenkamp||9||88.89%|
|W Mark Bielawski||8||100.00%|
|Whitmyer Ip Group||8||100.00%|
|Withers & Keys||4||50.00%|
|David J Oldenkamp||2||100.00%|
|Edmund C Ross||2||100.00%|
|Norman F Oblon||2||100.00%|