Masco has a total of 15286 patents globally, out of which 11976 have been granted. Of these 15286 patents, more than 60% patents are active. United States of America is where Masco has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Canada. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Masco.
Masco was founded in 1929 by Alex Manoogian. Masco manufactures and sells home improvement and building products. The Company’s products include faucets, kitchen and bath cabinets, architectural coatings, and builders hardware products. Masco sells its products through mass merchandisers, home centers, hardware stores, and other wholesale and retail outlets to consumers and contractors. As of March 2021, Masco has a market cap of $12.46 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Masco which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Masco patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Masco patent portfolio.
How many patents does the CEO of Masco have?
The CEO, Keith J. Allman have 0 patents.
How many patents does Masco have?
Masco has a total of 15286 patents globally. These patents belong to 6314 unique patent families. Out of 15286 patents, 9183 patents are active.
How many Masco patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Masco 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||Masco Applications Filed||Masco Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did Masco File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Masco Filed Patents
|United States Of America||4578|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||99|
|United Arab Emirates||42|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||5|
Where are Research Centers of Masco Patents Located?
10 Best Masco Patents
US20060261763A1 is the most popular patent in the Masco portfolio. It has received 479 citations so far from companies like Ethicon, Cilag Gmbh International and Lincoln Global Inc.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Masco:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Masco 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 Masco patent portfolio are Kohler Co, Xiamen Solex High-Tech Industries Co Ltd and Globe Union Industrial Corp.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Xiamen Solex High-Tech Industries Co Ltd||19|
|Globe Union Industrial Corp||18|
|Fb Global Plumbing Group Llc||17|
|Mercury Plastics Llc||12|
|Xiamen Lota International Co Ltd||11|
|As America Inc||10|
|Liberty Hardware Mfg Corp||9|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Masco Patents
Top Masco Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Masco US Patent Applications were Granted?
Masco (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 699 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 552 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 86.64%.
Below are the key stats of Masco patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Masco?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Carlson Gaskey & Olds||105||59.15%|
|Myron B Kapustij||51||90.20%|
|Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath||42||78.95%|
|Steven L Permut||42||97.62%|
|Foley & Lardner||35||37.14%|
|Leon E Redman||30||100.00%|
|Corporate Patent Counsel||25||100.00%|
|Fishman Stewart Pllc||14||100.00%|
|Kwadjo Adusei Poku||14||76.92%|
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What are Masco‘s key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Masco?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Masco in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Masco thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How Masco search focus changed over the years?
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