Maersk Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Maersk has a total of 1140 patents globally, out of which 465 have been granted. Of these 1140 patents, more than 49% patents are active. The USA is where Maersk has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Denmark and other European Countries, it has generated an annual revenue of $61.8 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, Denmark seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Maersk.

Maersk was founded in the year 1904 by Arnold Peter Møller and Peter Mærsk Møller. The firm is a Danish shipping corporation that specialises in ocean and inland freight transportation, as well as related services including supply chain management and port operations. As of June 2022, Maersk has a market cap of $51.35 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Maersk have?

The CEO, Søren Skou, has 0 patents.

How many patents does Maersk have?

Maersk has a total of 1140 patents globally. These patents belong to 351 unique patent families. Out of 1140 patents, 567 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Maersk File Every Year?

Maersk 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 GrantMaersk Applications FiledMaersk Patents Granted
20114017
20124723
20133811
20146410
20154813
201610333
20179840
201812427
20197948
20206947
20214763
2022327

How many Maersk patents are Alive/Dead?

Maersk Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Maersk File in Different Countries?

Maersk Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Maersk Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America152
Denmark133
Europe111
China60
United Kingdom46
Australia45
Germany40
Spain33
Singapore31
Brazil30
Norway28
Japan26
Korea (South)25
Canada20
Mexico18
India13
Russia11
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)9
South Africa9
Austria8
Africa7
Portugal7
Poland7
Morocco6
Israel6
Netherlands5
Cyprus4
Croatia4
Indonesia4
Malaysia4
Finland3
New Zealand3
Egypt3
Viet Nam3
Kenya2
Albania2
United Arab Emirates2
Slovenia2
Eurasia2
Iceland2
Romania1
Serbia1
Cuba1
Taiwan1
Hungary1
Turkey1
Panama1
Ukraine1
Saudi Arabia1

Where are Research Centres of Maersk Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Maersk

10 Best Maersk Patents

US7339469B2 is the most popular patent in the Maersk portfolio. It has received 170 citations so far from companies like Systems Microtechnologies, Qualcomm, and Google.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7339469B2170
US20080094209A1107
WO2003019085A159
WO2006053566A144
US20120318007A143
WO2007033668A134
US20130014522A130
US7987017B229
WO2004107868A128
WO2004052755A128

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What are Maersk’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Maersk?

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

R&D Focus: How has Maersk‘s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on June 3, 2022

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