Legrand Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Legrand has a total of 10692 patents globally, out of which 8047 have been granted. Of these 10692 patents, more than 42% patents are active. The United States of America is where Legrand has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and France. Parallelly, France seems to be the main focused R&D center and also France is the origin country of Legrand.

Legrand was founded in the year 1860. The Company designs and manufactures electrical devices. The Company offers switches, sockets, fuses, cables, security systems, circuit breakers, solar energy panels, energy management components, and accessories. Legrand serves office, hotels, shopping centers, residential, and data centers. Legrand serves customers worldwide.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Legrand have?

The Founder Frédéric Legrand has 0 patents and the CEO Benoît Coquart have 0 patents.

How many patents does Legrand have?

Legrand has a total of 10692 patents globally. These patents belong to 4387 unique patent families. Out of 10692 patents, 4584 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Legrand File Every Year?

Legrand 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 GrantLegrand Applications FiledLegrand Patents Granted
20231357
202276256
2021145271
2020294294
2019308345
2018357426
2017387395
2016414356
2015411389
2014428363
2013420379
2012407450
2011466467

How many Legrand patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Legrand Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Legrand File in Different Countries?

Legrand Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Legrand Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1545
Europe1283
France852
China838
Germany831
Spain461
Australia383
Italy339
Brazil323
Canada306
United Kingdom276
Mexico271
Poland225
India220
Austria209
Colombia162
Portugal137
Costa Rica137
Japan135
Chile131
Korea (South)100
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)100
Russia85
Hungary61
Taiwan58
Israel54
Malaysia54
Ecuador53
Turkey48
Argentina42
Philippines39
Viet Nam38
Singapore37
United Arab Emirates37
New Zealand28
South Africa27
Denmark24
Saudi Arabia21
Indonesia21
Peru21
Uruguay20
Gulf Cooperation Council18
Egypt18
Morocco18
Dominican Republic18
Eurasia14
Norway13
Switzerland9
Honduras9
Netherlands8
Slovenia7
Montenegro6
Ireland4
Croatia3
Bosnia and Herzegovina3
Algeria3
Belgium2
Kazakhstan2
Bulgaria2
Czech Republic2
Finland2
Tunisia2
Slovakia2
Romania2
Paraguay1
Iceland1
Sweden1
Malta1
El Salvador1
Serbia1
Greece1
Nicaragua1

Where are Research Centers of Legrand Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Legrand

10 Best Legrand Patents

US6524793B1 is the most popular patent in the Legrand portfolio. It has received 611 citations so far from companies like Illumina, Inc, Fio Corporation and Gpb Scientific, Inc.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Legrand:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6524793B1611
US6449562B1531
US6592822B1528
US6905101B1411
US6514295B1388
US6653124B1336
US6528165B2326
US6402109B1305
US6939720B2275
US7702771B2262

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Legrand patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Legrand invention. They couldn’t because Legrand had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 484 Legrand patents in 2615 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Legrand patent portfolio are Samsung, Eaton Intelligent Power Limited and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Legrand –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Legrand PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Samsung Electronics2245
Eaton Intelligent Power Limited2032
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd1930
Hubbell Incorporated1949
Chase Bank1838
IBM1735
Sony Corporation1433
Luminex Corporation1322
Panduit1351
Apc By Schneider Electric1334

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Legrand Patents

Top Legrand Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8494661B222
US6653124B116
US7970859B215
US7955802B214
US7267798B214
US8321163B212
US7422850B212
US7043543B211
US7606314B211
US6592822B111
US9700641B210
US20110166710A110
US8305737B210
US6916661B210
US20050280576A19

What Percentage of Legrand US Patent Applications were Granted?

Legrand (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 295 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 220 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 84.9%.

Below are the key stats of Legrand patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Legrand?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Nixon & Vanderhye Pc8296.25%
Intellectual Property Dept7390.74%
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Llp2592.00%
Patterson Thuente4264.59%
Charles E Brown1593.33%
Forsgren Fisher Mccalmont Demarea Tysver Llp1022.22%
Young & Thompson6100.00%
Seyfarth Shaw Llp4100.00%
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Llp3100.00%
Kenealy Vaidya Llp3100.00%

What are Legrand key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Legrand?

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

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

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