Maxell Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Maxell has a total of 20785 patents globally, out of which 11035 have been granted. Of these 20785 patents, more than 41% patents are active. Japan is where Maxell has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and China. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Maxell.

Maxell was founded in the year 1969. Company manufactures and distributes consumer electronic products. The Company produces batteries, electroforming products, display equipment, projectors and data storage products and also produces energy products, industrial materials and other products. As of January 2023, the market cap of Maxell is $ 484.7 Million.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Maxell have?

The CEO Yoshiharu Katsuta has 0 patent.

How many patents does Maxell have?

Maxell has a total of 20785 patents globally. These patents belong to 12426 unique patent families. Out of 20785 patents, 8620 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Maxell File Every Year?

Maxell Patent Filling 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 GrantMaxell Applications FiledMaxell Patents Granted
202314
2022282639
2021378541
2020606616
2019802602
2018925492
2017890447
2016882482
2015850419
2014761374
2013789157
2012711146
2011798887

How many Maxell patents are Alive/Dead?

Maxell Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Maxell File in Different Countries?

Maxell Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Maxell Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan12103
United States Of America3056
China2200
Korea (South)540
Europe455
Taiwan311
Germany292
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)174
United Kingdom116
Australia54
Canada48
Mexico40
Singapore22
Malaysia22
India14
Austria11
Spain9
Poland8
Brazil7
Italy5
Indonesia5
Philippines5
Viet Nam4
Turkey4
Saudi Arabia4
Switzerland3
France3
Argentina1
Norway1
South Africa1
Thailand1
Israel1

Where are Research Centres of Maxell Patents Located?

Research Centres of Maxell Patents

10 Best Maxell Patents

US20020091569A1 is the most popular patent in the Maxell portfolio. It has received 605 citations so far from companies like IBM, Mobitran and Microsoft.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20020091569A1605
US6707436B2540
US6466202B1506
US6612488B2482
US7096486B1326
US6837438B1293
JP2011085733A256
US6430498B1250
US20100164295A1249
US20130234530A1237

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Maxell patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Maxell invention. They couldn’t because Maxell had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 1185 Maxell patents in 6949 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Maxell patent portfolio are Sony, Samsung and LG.

List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Maxell –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Maxell PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Sony158445
Samsung249607
LG78273
Epson77129
Canon74130
Panasonic107195
Sharp5299
Toshiba52113
Apple46108
Fujifilm3566

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Maxell Patents

Blocked Patent Applications by Maxell

Top Maxell Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US6940494B246
US6466202B124
US20100066937A124
US20070264577A122
US7716604B220
US20110199580A120
US20090079863A118
US7970058B217
US7318322B217
US7312791B217
US20090067119A117
US20070273787A117
US20100073582A116
US6612488B216
US20110143183A115

What Percentage of Maxell US Patent Applications were Granted?

Maxell (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2188 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1922 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 97.02%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Maxell?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Mattingly & Malur43795.13%
Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus40899.75%
Mcdermott Will & Emery33896.76%
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton170100.00%
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch14889.68%
Staas & Halsey113100.00%
Oliff10595.92%
Volpe Koenig8696.30%
Baker Botts6692.42%
Brundidge & Stanger65100.00%

What are Maxell key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Maxell?

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

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

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Updated on January 11, 2023

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