Makita has a total of 13729 patents globally, out of which 9124 have been granted. Of these 13729 patents, more than 59% patents are active. Japan is where Makita has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and United States of America. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Makita.
Makita was founded in the year 1915. The Company manufactures electric power tools, including battery-operated power tools, stationary wood working machines and pneumatic devices and gardening tools. The Company also produces power tool attachments and accessories and provides parts replacement and repair services. As of April 2023, the market cap of Makita is $6.62 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Makita which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Makita patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Makita patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder of Makita have?
The founder Mosaburo Makita has 0 patent.
How many patents does Makita have?
Makita has a total of 13729 patents globally. These patents belong to 5527 unique patent families. Out of 13729 patents, 8147 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Makita 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||Makita Applications Filed||Makita Patents Granted|
How many Makita patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Makita File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Makita Filed Patents
|United States Of America||2039|
Where are Research Centres of Makita Patents Located?
10 Best Makita Patents
US20040070369A1 is the most popular patent in the Makita portfolio. It has received 1166 citations so far from companies like Credo Technology, Mobiletron Electronics and Apogee Power.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Makita:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Makita patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Makita invention. They couldn’t because Makita had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 526 Makita patents in 2390 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Makita patent portfolio are Robert Bosch, Black & Decker and Milwaukee Electric Tool.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Makita –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Makita Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Black & Decker||78||140|
|Milwaukee Electric Tool||62||158|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Makita Patents
Top Makita Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Makita US Patent Applications were Granted?
Makita (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1744 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1199 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 84.02%.
Below are the key stats of Makita patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Makita?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|J Tek Law||182||90.48%|
|Greenblum & Bernstein||78||66.67%|
|Dennison Meserole Pollack & Scheiner||41||100.00%|
|Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough||41||97.56%|
|Finch & Maloney||14||100.00%|
|Arlington Ladas & Parry||11||100.00%|