Meijer Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Meijer has a total of 30 patents globally, out of which 11 have been granted. Of these 30 patents, more than 40% patents are active. The United States of America is where Meijer has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Czech Republic. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Meijer.

Meijer was founded in 1934 by Frederik Gerhard Hendrik. Meijer, Inc. operates a chain of discount stores. The Company offers dairy, bakery, school, electronics, furniture, home decor, clothing, garden, toys, sports, pet supplies, health, and other grocery products. Meijer serves customers in the State of Michigan.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Meijer have?

The Founder Frederik Gerhard Hendrik has 0 patents and CEO Rick Keyes have 0 patents.

How many patents does Meijer have?

Meijer has a total of 30 patents globally. These patents belong to 23 unique patent families. Out of 30 patents, 12 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Meijer File Every Year?

Meijer 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 GrantMeijer Applications FiledMeijer Patents Granted

How many Meijer patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Meijer Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Meijer File in Different Countries?

Meijer Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Meijer Filed Patents

United States of America29
Czech Republic1

Where are Research Centers of Meijer Patents Located?

Research Centers of Meijer Patents

10 Best Meijer Patents

US20160364547A1 is the most popular patent in the Meijer portfolio. It has received 19 citations so far from companies like Walmart Apollo, Dexcom, and IBM.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count

List of Meijer Patents –

Publication NumberTitle
US20220254467A1System And Method For Enhanced Communication Between A Retail Pharmacy Enterprise And A Patient
US20220012796A9System And Method For Processing Items Ordered For Customer Pickup At A Brick-And-Mortar Store Of A Retail Enterprise
US10896454B2Reward-Based Surrogate Shopping System And Method
US10861070B2System And Method For Processing And Implementing Product Regulations
US10740780B2Method And System For Providing Customers Of A Retail Enterprise With Earnable Rewards
US20200250697A1Restricted Use Consumer Coupon And Method Using Same
US10664815B2Secure Customer Relationship Marketing System And Method
US20200090209A1System And Method For Selectively Providing Virtual Bounce Back Coupons
US10565546B2System And Method For Obtaining Out-Of-Stock Inventory
US10360647B2System And Method For Wirelessly Activating An Electromechanically Controlled Fuel Dispenser
US10325250B2System And Method For Linking Pos Purchases To Shopper Membership Accounts
US10325294B2System And Method For Notifying Customers Of Checkout Queue Activity
US10204373B2System And Method For Identifying Customers With Ordered Items At A Retail Enterprise
US10204329B2System And Method For Effecting Payment For Pos Purchases
US20170039585A1Apparatus And Method For Converting Print Media Coupons To Virtual Coupons And Redeeming Same
US20160364547A1System And Method For Providing Hospital Patients With Retail Pharmacy Services
US20160171577A1System And Method For Providing In-Person Retailer Assistance To Customers In A Retail Environment
US20160171451A1System And Method For Tracking Employee Attendance And Managing Employee Access To Company Assets
US20160171473A1System And Method For Customizing A Produce Scale Menu At A Retail Enterprise Based On Customer Purchase History
US20160171472A1System And Method For Identifying Member Customers Of A Retail Enterprise Membership Service At Enterprise Point-Of-Sale Systems
US20160034940A1Restricted Use Consumer Coupon And Method Using Same
US20160005066A1System And Method For Automatically Detecting And Rejecting Fradulent Coupons
US20150371302A1System And Method For Providing Customers With Product Purchase Guidance In A Retail Environment
US20150371254A1System And Method For Presenting Virtual Discount Coupons To Customers Of A Retail Enterprise Based On Shopping History
US20140236696A1System And Method For Automatically Detecting And Rejecting Fradulent Coupons
US20140058823A1Apparatus And Method For Converting Print Media Coupons To Virtual Coupons And Redeeming Same
US20140040005A1System And Method For Selectively Providing Virtual Bounce Back Coupons
US20130144703A1Restricted Use Consumer Coupon And Method Using Same
US20110295673A1Restricted Use Consumer Coupon And Method Using Same
CZ291826B6Packet Stacking Device

What are Meijer’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Meijer?

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

R&D Focus: How has Meijer’s search focus changed over the years?


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Updated on November 22, 2022

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