Hormel Foods has a total of 190 patents globally, out of which 104 have been granted. Of these 190 patents, more than 34% patents are active. United States of America is where Hormel Foods has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Australia. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Hormel Foods.
Hormel Foods was founded in 1891 by George A. Hormel. Hormel Foods manufactures and markets consumer-branded meat and food products. The Company processes meat and poultry products and produces a variety of prepared foods. Hormel markets its products around the world under a variety of branded names. As of April 2022, Hormel Foods has a market cap of $28.95 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Hormel Foods which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Hormel Foods patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Hormel Foods patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Hormel Foods have?
The Founder George A. Hormel has 4 patents and the CEO Jim Snee have 0 patents.
How many patents does Hormel Foods have?
Hormel Foods has a total of 190 patents globally. These patents belong to 84 unique patent families. Out of 190 patents, 65 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Hormel Foods 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||Hormel Foods Applications Filed||Hormel Foods Patents Granted|
How many Hormel Foods patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Hormel Foods File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Hormel Foods Filed Patents
|United States Of America||83|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||3|
Where are Research Centers of Hormel Foods Patents Located?
10 Best Hormel Foods Patents
US8741373B2 is the most popular patent in the Hormel Foods portfolio. It has received 71 citations so far from companies like Therapeuticsmd, Inc., Virun, Inc and GreenStract, Llc.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Hormel Foods:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
What Percentage of Hormel Foods US Patent Applications were Granted?
Hormel Foods (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 92 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 71 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 81.6%.
Below are the key stats of Hormel Foods’ patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Hormel Foods?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Iplm Group Pa||44||88.37%|
|Dicke Billig & Czaja||23||63.16%|
|Mau & Krull Pa||7||87.50%|
|Merchant & Gould Pc||4||100.00%|
|Dentons Us Llp||3||100.00%|
|Richard M Herreid||2||100.00%|
|Fisher Christen & Sabol||1||100.00%|
|Hormel Foods Corporation||1||100.00%|
|Kevin C Jones||1||100.00%|
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