Lubrizol Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Lubrizol has a total of 11296 patents globally, out of which 4496 have been granted. Of these 11296 patents, more than 43% patents are active. The United States of America is where Lubrizol has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Lubrizol.

Lubrizol was founded in 1928 and it’s subpart of Berkshire Hathaway. The Lubrizol Corporation manufactures chemicals products. The Company offers coatings, engineered polymers, piping systems, engine oil additives, industrial lubricants, and specialty chemical products. Lubrizol serves customers worldwide.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Lubrizol have?

The CEO Mary Rhinehart has 0 patents.

How many patents does Lubrizol have?

Lubrizol has a total of 11296 patents globally. These patents belong to 2297 unique patent families. Out of 11296 patents, 4943 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Lubrizol File Every Year?

Lubrizol 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 GrantLubrizol Applications FiledLubrizol Patents Granted
2011769215
2012615236
2013517287
2014660363
2015894369
2016542133
2017413177
2018355187
2019221241
2020196267
202177290
202220146

How many Lubrizol patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Lubrizol Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Lubrizol File in Different Countries?

Lubrizol Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Lubrizol Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1527
Europe1347
Japan899
China887
Germany799
Canada714
India565
Korea (South)534
Australia485
Brazil416
Spain335
Singapore323
Taiwan266
Mexico225
Austria175
Malaysia70
Argentina65
Viet Nam63
Denmark45
Poland37
Russia33
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)31
Costa Rica29
Indonesia29
Israel23
Chile21
Portugal20
South Africa19
Saudi Arabia18
Philippines18
Hungary13
Norway12
Peru10
United Kingdom8
Czech Republic6
France6
Colombia6
Turkey5
Slovenia4
Cyprus4
New Zealand3
Croatia2
Eurasia2
Slovakia1
Sweden1
Lithuania1
Serbia1
Finland1
Italy1
Kazakhstan1

Where are Research Centers of Lubrizol Patents Located?

Research Centers of Lubrizol Patents

10 Best Lubrizol Patents

US6559105B2 is the most popular patent in the Lubrizol portfolio. It has received 605 citations so far from companies like Si Group Inc, Afton Chemical Corporation and Chevron Oronite Company Llc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6559105B2605
WO2008147704A1469
US20100197536A1340
US6372696B1339
US7407919B2333
WO2006135881A2328
WO2006015130A1320
WO2006044411A1302
US6635702B1287
US7727943B2243

Which Companies are using Lubrizol 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 Lubrizol patent portfolio are Basf, Afton Chemical and Idemitsu Kosan.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Basf64
Afton Chemical58
Idemitsu Kosan35
L’Oreal31
Shell Oil Company27
Exxonmobil Research & Engineering Co26
Procter & Gamble21
Halliburton Energy Services Inc20
Chevron Oronite Sa20
Chevron Usa Inc20

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Lubrizol Patents

Top Lubrizol Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7378479B216
US7423082B215
US6593279B213
US7951211B213
US6635702B113
US20030147825A113
US8901232B212
US7943714B212
US6383237B112
US6696067B211
US8021650B211
US6777378B211
US6576702B211
US20050215441A111
US7759296B210

What Percentage of Lubrizol US Patent Applications were Granted?

Lubrizol (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 847 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 558 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 68.8%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Lubrizol?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
The Lubrizol Corporation67064.14%
Robert W Strozier Pllc26100.00%
Docket Clerk100%
Teresan W Gilbert1080.00%
David M Shold9100.00%
Lubrizol Fay Sharpe Llp971.43%
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Llp7100.00%
Jeffrey F Munson60.00%
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch Llp5100.00%
Cushman Darby & Cushman5100.00%

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What are Lubrizol key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Lubrizol?

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

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

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