L’Oréal has a total of 39775 patents globally, out of which 20351 have been granted. Of these 39775 patents, more than 47% patents are active. France is where L’Oréal has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by USA and Europe and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for L’Oréal is Europe. Parallelly, France seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of L’Oréal.
L’Oréal was founded in 1909 by Eugene Schueller and Lisa Price. The company doing business in Cosmetics Industry. The Company offers wide range of products in Beauty, Cosmetics, Personal Care and Fast-Moving Consumer Goods, etc. As of November 2021, L’Oréal has a market cap of $225.18 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of L’Oréal which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find L’Oréal’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over L’Oréal’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does L’Oréal have?
L’Oréal has a total of 39775 patents globally. These patents belong to 10481 unique patent families. Out of 39775 patents, 18619 patents are active.
How many L’Oréal patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did L’Oréal 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||L’Oréal Applications Filed||L’Oréal Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did L’Oréal File in Different Countries?
Countries in which L’Oréal Filed Patents
|United States Of America||5994|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||25|
|Eurasian Patent Organization||1|
Where are Research Centers of L’Oréal Patents Located?
10 Best L’Oréal Patents
US6663659B2 is the most popular patent in the L’Oréal portfolio. It has received 344 citations so far from companies like Palomar Medical Center, Miramar Labs, miraDry Inc and PhotoThera Inc.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of L’Oréal:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using L’Oréal 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 L’Oréal patent portfolio are Procter & Gamble, Henkel and Kao Corporation.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Procter & Gamble||478|
|Elc Management Llc||117|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on L’Oréal Patents
Top L’Oréal Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of L’Oréal US Patent Applications were Granted?
L’Oréal (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 7086 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 4082 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 63.53%.
Below are the key stats of L’Oréal patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for L’Oréal?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Oblon Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt||1440||58.76%|
|Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner||1507||68.05%|
|The Marbury Law Group||543||64.29%|
|Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney||323||69.06%|
|Cushman Darby & Cushman||188||86.70%|
|Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness||145||73.91%|
“At L’Oréal, there is no innovation without science, and that’s what has made us different since 1909. It was the original gamble that Eugène Schueller took when he created the company.”
L’Oréal finds, invents, and develops products that are ever more effective and meet the highest quality and safety standards, delivering a constantly improved response to people’ Beauty demands and aspirations.
Nature has long been a source of inspiration for L’Oréal. They were able to build more environmentally friendly production procedures by understanding nature’s systems. L’Oréal develops solutions that use natural or natural-derived ingredients and, in either case, are environmentally friendly. To solve these issues, it has developed a well-known competence called Green Sciences, which is built on a science-nature accord.
Another infinite source of inspiration is technology, which has fundamentally altered how we engage with beauty and cosmetics. As a result, L’Oréal enthusiastically embraces scientific breakthroughs that reimagine beauty and cosmetic regimens. It tailors Beauty experiences to each of our customers’ demands using Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and data processing and offers a wide choice of innovative solutions. Ideas are becoming a reality as a result of these advancements, and it is a prominent voice in the beauty revolution.
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What are L’Oréal‘s key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by L’Oréal?
The chart below distributes patents filed by L’Oréal in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where L’Oréal thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions
R&D Focus: How L’Oréal search focus changed over the years?
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