Imperial Oil Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Imperial Oil has a total of 242 patents globally, out of which 188 have been granted. Of these 242 patents, more than 85% patents are active. Canada is where Imperial Oil has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America. It has generated an annual revenue of $29.99 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, Canada seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Imperial Oil.

Imperial Oil was founded in the year 1880. The corporation is a petroleum company based in Canada. It is the second-largest integrated oil business in Canada. As of May 2022, Imperial Oil has a market cap of $37.41 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Imperial Oil have?

The Chairman, President and CEO, Brad Corson, has 0 patents.

How many patents does Imperial Oil have?

Imperial Oil has a total of 242 patents globally. These patents belong to 203 unique patent families. Out of 242 patents, 206 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Imperial Oil File Every Year?

Imperial Oil 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 GrantImperial Oil Applications FiledImperial Oil Patents Granted

How many Imperial Oil patents are Alive/Dead?

Imperial Oil Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Imperial Oil File in Different Countries?

Imperial Oil Worldwide Patent Filing

Where are Research Centres of Imperial Oil Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Imperial Oil

10 Best Imperial Oil Patents

US6358404B1 is the most popular patent in the Imperial Oil portfolio. It has received 70 citations so far from companies like Suncor Energy, Exxonmobil, and Titanium Corporation.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Imperial Oil:

Publication NumberCitation Count


What are Imperial Oil’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Imperial Oil?

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

R&D Focus: How has Imperial Oil‘s search focus changed over the years?


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