Misumi Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Misumi has a total of 585 patents globally, out of which 348 have been granted. Of these 585 patents, more than 41% patents are active. Japan where Misumi has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and the United States of America. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Misumi.

Misumi was founded in the year 1963. Misumi ships mail-order distribution of fine machinery parts. A wide range of parts, including press dies, plastic moulds, automated equipment, computer and network components, and wiring, are included in the goods. Also, the business offers mail-order sales of semiconductors and supplies for restaurants, hospitals, and manufacturing facilities. As of February 2023, the market cap of Misumi is $7.034 Billion.

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

How many patents does Misumi have?

Misumi has a total of 585 patents globally. These patents belong to 351 unique patent families. Out of 585 patents, 242 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Misumi File Every Year?

Misumi 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 GrantMisumi Applications FiledMisumi Patents Granted
20234
20221640
20213611
20201613
2019249
20181413
20174419
2016268
20155629
20142214
20131412
2012917
20112632

How many Misumi patents are Alive/Dead?

Misumi Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Misumi File in Different Countries?

Misumi Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Misumi Filed Patents

CountryPatent
Japan298
China61
United States Of America56
Europe26
Germany14
Korea (South)12
Taiwan12
Canada10
Mexico8
Spain5
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)5
Portugal4
Austria4
Singapore3
Argentina3
Malaysia3
Viet Nam3
India3
Poland2
Australia2
Italy2
Indonesia1
Slovenia1

Where are Research Centres of Misumi Patents Located?

R&D Center of Misumi

10 Best Misumi Patents

JP2016062403A is the most popular patent in the Misumi portfolio. It has received 35 citations so far from companies like Kabuku.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
JP2016062403A35
JP2004325836A29
US6714289B228
US7191635B225
US7175421B225
JP2007296773A22
US7350774B218
JP2006153153A16
JP2005001103A15
JP2003001574A15

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 13 Misumi patents in 40 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Misumi patent portfolio are Autodesk, Carl Zeiss Microscopy and Caterpillar.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Misumi –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Misumi PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Autodesk12
Carl Zeiss Microscopy14
Caterpillar11
Comercial De Utiles Moldes12
Cummins12
Deepwell Dtx11
Hon Hai Precision Industry11
Hydroflo Pumps14
IBM11
Incident Control Systems11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Misumi Patents

Top Misumi Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8968495B25
US7175421B22
US7191635B22
US20190340198A12
US7690630B22
US7431502B21
US20050048524A11
US20160232260A11
US10839111B21
US6714289B21
US9956601B21
US6799894B21
US6904680B21

What Percentage of Misumi US Patent Applications were Granted?

Misumi (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 7 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1 has been granted leading to a grant rate of 20%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Misumi?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Carrier Shende And Associates520%
Leason Ellis20%

What are Misumi key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Misumi?

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

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

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Updated on February 27, 2023

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