Novamont Patents – Key Insights and Stats

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?

Worldwide Patents

Novamont Patent Portfolio

Patent Families

Novamont Patent families

How Many Patents did Novamont File Every Year?

Novamont 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.

How Many Patents did Novamont File in Different Countries?

Novamont Patent Filing Worldwide

What Technologies are Covered by Novamont Patents?

Technology Area

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.

Novamont Patent Portfolio

Where are Research Centers of Novamont Located?

Novamont R&D center

R&D FocusHow Novamont Research Focus Changed Over the Years?

Novamont Patents Technology

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 NumberCitation Count
WO2006097353A1152
US7176251B1118
US6277899B1102
US7368503B2100
WO2009135921A197
US6506824B191
WO2008138892A188
US7160977B277
US6284838B165
US6348524B263

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.

CompanyNumber of Patents
BASF8
Eastman Chemical Company6
Industrial Technology Research Institute6
Mitsubishi5
Procter & Gamble4
Dupont4
Dow Global Technologies Inc3
Frito-Lay North America Inc3
SK Innovation Co2
Arkema2

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.

Novamont Patent Portfolio

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Novamont Patents

Novamont Blocked Patent Application

Top Novamont Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7368503B255
US10316139B241
US7368511B234
US8846825B220
US9156980B216
US6284838B116
US7160977B216
US6506824B115
US20010014388A113
US8193298B210
US7169860B29
US8193301B28
US6787613B27
US20070264460A17
US20050054813A17

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 FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Polsinelli Pc9992.52%
Bryan Cave Llp964.28%
Maurice B Stiefel777.77%
Elizabeth M Barnhard375%
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner3100%
Arthur Mann2100%
Mark E Waddell2100%
Louis N Moreno2100%
Thomas F Peterson1100%
Silvia Salvadori Pc1100%

Technology Analysis By: Navjyot Singh, Insights;Gate Team

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