Mars, Incorporated Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Mars, Incorporated has a total of 8794 patents globally, out of which 5594 have been granted. Of these 8794 patents, more than 47% patents are active. The USA is where Mars, Incorporated has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Mars, Incorporated.

Mars, Incorporated was founded in the year 1911 by Franklin Clarence Mars. The company is a manufacturer of pet food, confectionary, and other culinary products.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Mars, Incorporated have?

The founder, Franklin Clarence Mars, has 0 patents. The CEO, Poul Weihrauch, has 0 patents.

How many patents does Mars, Incorporated have?

Mars, Incorporated has a total of 8794 patents globally. These patents belong to 2751 unique patent families. Out of 8794 patents, 4165 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Mars, Incorporated File Every Year?

Mars, Incorporated 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 GrantMars, Incorporated Applications FiledMars, Incorporated Patents Granted
202263140
2021147226
2020257270
2019318265
2018286316
2017406310
2016359221
2015312162
2014597330
2013351232
2012380280
2011317239

How many Mars, Incorporated patents are Alive/Dead?

Mars, Incorporated Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Mars, Incorporated File in Different Countries?

Mars, Incorporated Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Mars, Incorporated Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1372
Europe988
Australia837
Canada642
China606
United Kingdom597
Japan491
Germany464
Russia311
Mexico262
Brazil229
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)165
Austria123
Spain114
Korea (South)79
India73
Argentina71
South Africa54
Poland49
Dominican Republic43
New Zealand43
Colombia41
Costa Rica35
Chile32
France32
Israel30
Taiwan29
Uruguay29
Norway27
Indonesia27

Where are Research Centres of Mars, Incorporated Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Mars, Incorporated

10 Best Mars, Incorporated Patents

US20050079244A1 is the most popular patent in the Mars, Incorporated portfolio. It has received 134 citations so far from companies like Mannatech, Inc., Bacterfield International, and Ritter Pharmaceuticals.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Mars, Incorporated:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20050079244A1134
USD704634S1130
WO2002087400A1125
US6635015B2112
US20040120991A1109
USD593369S1106
USD613181S1104
WO2012175985A1103
USD502095S198
US6427420B197

What are Mars, Incorporated key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Mars, Incorporated?

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

R&D Focus: How has Mars, Incorporated search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on January 9, 2023

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