Masco Patents – Key Insights and Stats

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?

Worldwide Patents

Masco Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Masco Patents

How Many Patents did Masco File Every Year?

Masco 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 GrantMasco Applications FiledMasco Patents Granted
2011632435
2012899530
2013704656
2014852724
2015642582
2016812646
2017541798
2018959654
2019806884
2020640802
20214761020
20223132

How Many Patents did Masco File in Different Countries?

Masco Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Masco Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America4578
China2247
Canada1951
Europe1019
Germany784
Russian Federation548
United Kingdom486
Mexico439
India285
Australia284
Spain227
Austria170
Japan168
Brazil156
Denmark150
Taiwan101
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)99
Poland96
Korea (South)82
Netherlands81
Singapore65
Turkey64
Switzerland55
New Zealand53
Israel50
Norway49
South Africa49
Chile47
United Arab Emirates42
Portugal42
Argentina39
Saudi Arabia27
Czech Republic24
Sweden12
Indonesia12
Slovenia12
Lithuania10
France10
Latvia9
Italy8
Hungary7
Croatia7
Peru6
Viet Nam6
Malaysia5
Gulf Cooperation Council5
Finland5
Estonia5
Ukraine4
Slovakia4
Colombia2
Bulgaria2
Cyprus1
Belgium1
Serbia1
Greece1

Where are Research Centers of Masco Patents Located?

Research Centers of Masco Patents

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 NumberCitation Count
US20060261763A1479
US8196234B2236
US6962168B2212
US7150293B2171
USD751176S1152
US6435691B1152
US6715699B1148
US7690395B2146
USD562937S1134
USD733257S1132

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 –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Kohler Co42
Xiamen Solex High-Tech Industries Co Ltd19
Globe Union Industrial Corp18
Fb Global Plumbing Group Llc17
Mercury Plastics Llc12
Xiamen Lota International Co Ltd11
Toto Ltd11
As America Inc10
Samsung Electronics10
Liberty Hardware Mfg Corp9

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Masco Patents

Top Masco Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8162236B222
US8028355B219
US20070026205A113
US7766043B211
US20060001677A110
US6904935B29
US8438672B28
US8266736B28
US7641361B28
US20090027900A18
US7036793B28
US7690395B28
US7854616B27
US7748886B27
US8944105B27

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 FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Masco Corporation16685.09%
Carlson Gaskey & Olds10559.15%
Myron B Kapustij5190.20%
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath4278.95%
Steven L Permut4297.62%
Foley & Lardner3537.14%
Leon E Redman30100.00%
Corporate Patent Counsel25100.00%
Fishman Stewart Pllc14100.00%
Kwadjo Adusei Poku1476.92%

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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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Updated on April 3, 2022

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