AMETEK has a total of 3800 patents globally, out of which 2207 have been granted. Of these 3800 patents, more than 38% patents are active. United States of America is where AMETEK has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and China. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of AMETEK.
AMETEK was founded in 1930 by Victor Lynch. AMETEK is a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices. The Company manufactures advanced instruments for process, aerospace, power, and industrial markets and is a supplier of electrical interconnects, specialty metals, technical motors and systems, and floor care and specialty motors. As of March 2022 Ametek has a market cap of $30.75 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of AMETEK which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find AMETEK patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over AMETEK patent portfolio.
How many patents does AMETEK have?
AMETEK has a total of 3800 patents globally. These patents belong to 1497 unique patent families. Out of 3800 patents, 1479 patents are active.
How Many Patents did AMETEK 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||AMETEK Applications Filed||AMETEK Patents Granted|
How many AMETEK patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did AMETEK File in Different Countries?
Countries in which AMETEK Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1012|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||29|
Where are Research Centers of AMETEK Patents Located?
10 Best AMETEK Patents
US6756705B2 is the most popular patent in the AMETEK portfolio. It has received 529 citations so far from companies like Ethicon, Cilag Gmbh International and Gm Global Technology Operations Inc.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of AMETEK:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using AMETEK 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 AMETEK patent portfolio are Canon, Tokyo Electron and Nikon.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Asml Netherlands Bv||11|
|Onto Innovation Inc||7|
|Industrial Technology Research Institute||7|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on AMETEK Patents
Top AMETEK Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of AMETEK US Patent Applications were Granted?
AMETEK (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 123 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 91 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 77.78%.
Below are the key stats of AMETEK patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for AMETEK?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Ray L Weber||11||90.91%|
|Thomas N Young||4||75.00%|
|Schmeiser Olsen & Watts||3||100.00%|
|Stephen J Weed||3||100.00%|
|Hayes Soloway Pc||2||0.00%|
|Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti||2||100.00%|
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