Novamont is a world leader in the development and production of biochemicals and compostable bioplastics. The company’s products have applications in packaging, organic waste collection, disposable tableware, farming, lubricants, cosmetics, hygiene, and pharmaceuticals.
Below we have brought for you key insights on Novamont patents.
How many patents does Novamont have?
Novamont has a total of 1354 patents globally. These patents belong to 173 unique patent families. Out of 1354 patents, 852 patents are active.
How many Novamont patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Novamont File Every Year?
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.
How Many Patents did Novamont File in Different Countries?
What Technologies are Covered by Novamont Patents?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Novamont in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Novamont thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
Where are Research Centers of Novamont Located?
R&D Focus: How Novamont Research Focus Changed Over the Years?
10 Best Novamont Patents
WO2006097353A1 is the most popular patent in the Novamont portfolio. It has received 152 citations so far from companies like BASF, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, and DuPont.
The geographical coverage of the patent is in major countries like United States, Europe, China, Japan, and Canada.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Novamont:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Novamont Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top-cited technologies in the Novamont patent portfolio are Polymer, Biodegradable Film & Biodegradable Articles. BASF, Eastman Chemical and Industrial Technology Research Institute as the top forward citing assignees.
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Eastman Chemical Company||6|
|Industrial Technology Research Institute||6|
|Procter & Gamble||4|
|Dow Global Technologies Inc||3|
|Frito-Lay North America Inc||3|
|SK Innovation Co||2|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Novamont patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Novamont. Novamont had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO used 38 Novamont patents in 283 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types). Below is the distribution of the number of blocked patent applications vs the technology cluster of Novamont patents.
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Novamont Patents
Top Novamont Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Novamont’s US Patent Applications were Granted?
Novamont (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 145 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 101 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 84.87%.
Below are the key stats of Novamont patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Novamont?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Bryan Cave Llp||9||64.28%|
|Maurice B Stiefel||7||77.77%|
|Elizabeth M Barnhard||3||75%|
|Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner||3||100%|
|Mark E Waddell||2||100%|
|Louis N Moreno||2||100%|
|Thomas F Peterson||1||100%|
|Silvia Salvadori Pc||1||100%|
Technology Analysis By: Navjyot Singh, Insights;Gate Team