Next Plc Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Next Plc has a total of 67 patents globally, out of which 55 have been granted. Of these 67 patents, more than 61% patents are active. Europe is where Next Plc has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States of America and the United Kingdom. Parallelly, Europe seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also United Kingdom is the origin country of Next Plc.

Next Plc was founded in 1864. Retail, online shopping, and customer service management are all done by Next Plc. The company sells clothing for men, women, and children as well as housewares in its retail locations. As of March 2023, Next plc has a market cap of $10.73 Billion.

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

How many patents do the Founder and CEO of Next Plc have?

The Founder Joseph Hepworth have 0 patents and CEO Simon Adam Wolfson have 0 patents.

How many patents does Next Plc have?

Next Plc has a total of 67 patents globally. These patents belong to 54 unique patent families. Out of 67 patents, 41 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Next Plc File Every Year?

Next Plc 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 GrantNext Plc Applications FiledNext Plc Patents Granted

How many Next Plc patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Next Plc Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Next Plc File in Different Countries?

Next Plc Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Next Plc Filed Patents

United States Of America12
United Kingdom7

Where are Research Centers of Next Plc Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Next Plc

What are Next Plc key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Next Plc?

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

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


Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by Next Plc?

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