Hikma Patents – Insights & Stats

Hikma has a total of 142 patents globally, out of which 92 have been granted. Of these 142 patents, more than 78% patents are active. The United States of America is where Hikma has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also the United Kingdom is the origin country of Hikma.

Hikma was founded in 1978. Hikma creates, produces, and sells pharmaceutical goods. The business sells pharmaceutical items that are in-licensed, generic, and branded. As of February 2023, Hikma Pharmaceuticals has a market cap of $4.61 Billion.

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

How many patents do the Founder and CEO of Hikma have?

The Founder Samih Darwazah have 0 patents and CEO Said Darwazah have 0 patents.

How many patents does Hikma have?

Hikma has a total of 142 patents globally. These patents belong to 57 unique patent families. Out of 142 patents, 112 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Hikma File Every Year?

Hikma Patents 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 GrantHikma Applications FiledHikma Patents Granted

Which Hikma Drug Patents are Expiring in the Next 10 Years?

The patent no. US11471400B2 which is expiring in Aug, 2036, describing a stable, preservative-free solution of phenylephrine hydrochloride, ready for use in single or limited quantities, contains phenylephrine hydrochloride as the only active ingredient. The formulation includes approximately 3-4 mg/mL of sodium chloride, about 0.1-0.3 mg/mL of edetate disodium (EDTA), and water for injection.

Given below is the list of few drugs patented by Hikma accompanied by a patent relevant to the drug which will be available for generic drug manufacturing and usage within the next/upcoming 10 years for treatment of various diseases and disorders.

Drug NamePatent NumberPatent TitlePatent Expiration
ImmphentivUS11471400B2Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ready…Aug, 2036
KloxxadoUS10973814B2Liquid Naloxone SprayAug, 2034
MitigareUS9789108B2Methods Of Colchicine AdministrationAug, 2033

How many Hikma patents are Alive/Dead?

Hikma Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Hikma File in Different Countries?

Hikma Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Hikma Filed Patents

United States Of America97
Saudi Arabia1
United Kingdom1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1

Where are Research Centers of Hikma Patents Located?

Research Centers of Hikma Patents

10 Best Hikma Patents

US20030118641A1 is the most popular patent in the Hikma portfolio. It has received 338 citations so far from companies like Grünenthal, Labopharm, Penwest Pharmaceuticals.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Hikma US Patent Applications were Granted?

Hikma (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 19 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 19 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Hikma?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds11100%
Pearne & Gordon8100%

What are Hikma key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Hikma?

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

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


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