International Paper Patents – Key Insights and Stats

International Paper has a total of 3093 patents globally, out of which 1673 have been granted. Of these 3093 patents, more than 46% patents are active. United States of America is where International Paper has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Canada. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of International Paper.

International Paper was founded in 1898 by Hugh J. Chisholm. International Paper produces and distributes paper products. The Company offers uncoated printing and writing papers, pulp, and fiber-based packaging products. International Paper serves customers globally. As of May 2022, International Paper has a market cap of $17.72 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of International Paper have?

The Founder Hugh J. Chisholm has 2 patents and the CEO Mark S. Sutton has 0 patents.

How many patents does International Paper have?

International Paper has a total of 3093 patents globally. These patents belong to 1022 unique patent families. Out of 3093 patents, 1430 patents are active.

How Many Patents did International Paper File Every Year?

International Paper 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 GrantInternational Paper Applications FiledInternational Paper Patents Granted
201115584
2012121104
2013160111
2014113136
2015122125
201615481
20177895
20187187
2019109108
20204476
20213391
202216

How many International Paper patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

International Paper Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did International Paper File in Different Countries?

International Paper Worldwide Patents

Countries in which International Paper Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America934
Europe272
Canada192
China165
Germany136
Brazil115
Mexico111
Australia101
Russia96
Spain81
India77
Japan62
France57
Poland49
Austria41
Portugal37
Korea (South)30
Taiwan26
Indonesia26
Chile26
Argentina23
New Zealand19
Morocco11
Malaysia11
South Africa8
Italy8
Denmark8
Tunisia7
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)6
United Kingdom5
Turkey4
Israel4
Peru4
Saudi Arabia3
El Salvador3
Singapore3
Colombia3
Panama2
Norway2
Finland2
Honduras1
Netherlands1

Where are Research Centers of International Paper Patents Located?

Research Centers of International Paper Patents

10 Best International Paper Patents

US10106932B2 is the most popular patent in the International Paper portfolio. It has received 321 citations so far from companies like Ethicon Llc and Cilag Gmbh International.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of International Paper:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US10106932B2321
US20020005774A1266
US20030021915A1210
US6667092B1208
US6471824B1192
US20120097602A1176
US6579414B2176
US6592712B2166
US20040052202A1165
US20020067264A1159

Which Companies are using International Paper Patents to Advance their Research?

If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.

The top citing companies in the International Paper patent portfolio are Westrock Shared Services Llc, Hewlett-Packard and Gp Cellulose Gmbh.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Westrock Shared Services Llc26
Hewlett-Packard17
Gp Cellulose Gmbh13
Bank Of America11
Graphic Packaging International Llc11
Weyerhaeuser Nr Co9
Ecolab Usa Inc7
Gpcp Ip Holdings Llc7
Basf7
Lenzing Ag6

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on International Paper Patents

Top International Paper Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20120097602A117
US20030021915A113
US8007635B210
US8809616B29
US7682438B29
US6637646B18
US20050037162A18
US8205787B28
US6637623B28
US7520958B27
US20030035138A17
US6837972B27
US7635080B26
US8136697B26
US7654440B26

What Percentage of International Paper US Patent Applications were Granted?

International Paper (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1274 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 808 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 72.4%.

Below are the key stats of International Paper patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for International Paper?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
International Paper Company69760.79%
Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness Pllc12887.50%
Weyerhaeuser Company51100.00%
Kraton Chemical Llc4793.62%
Ostrager Chong & Flaherty Llp2685.71%
Richard C Stewart Ii1671.43%
Hasse & Nesbitt Llc1346.15%
Welsh Flaxman & Gitler Llc12100.00%
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Llp1190.91%
Foley & Lardner Llp10100.00%

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What are International Paper key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by International Paper?

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

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

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