Oatey Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Oatey has a total of 251 patents globally, out of which 143 have been granted. Of these 251 patents, more than 65% patents are active. The United States of America is where Oatey has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Mexico. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Oatey.

Oatey was founded in 1916. The Company provides plumbing products and offers primers, thread sealants, copper installation, water barriers, lubricants cleaners, bolts, flanges, shower systems, supply boxes, flashings, valves, grab bars, sink strainers, mechanical test plugs and commercial drainage products.

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

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

The Founder L.R Oatey has 0 patent and CEO Neal Restivo has 0 patent.

How many patents does Oatey have?

Oatey has a total of 251 patents globally. These patents belong to 98 unique patent families. Out of 251 patents, 165 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Oatey File Every Year?

Oatey 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 GrantOatey Applications FiledOatey Patents Granted
202318
2022513
2021244
2020158
2019311
2018169
20171710
20162311
2015179
2014177
2013116
201276

How many Oatey patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Oatey Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Oatey File in Different Countries?

Oatey Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Oatey Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America113
Canada54
Mexico17
Europe8
Chile4
Peru4
China4
United Kingdom4
Australia3
Colombia2
India2
Israel2
Egypt1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Slovenia1
Austria1
Denmark1
Brazil1
Germany1

Where are Research Centers of Oatey Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Oatey

 10 Best Oatey Patents

US6687925B2 is the most popular patent in the Oatey portfolio. It has received 52 citations so far from companies like Zurn Industries, Jordco and The Drain Company.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6687925B252
US6598835B245
US6836911B237
US7950886B232
US6606753B231
US8099801B229
US6887926B128
US20060225195A128
US20100000614A128
USD574931S125

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 27 Oatey patents in 113 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Oatey patent portfolio are Danco, Bank of America and Ips Adhesives.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Oatey –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Oatey PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Danco518
Bank Of America22
Ips Adhesives22
Encapsys22
Coflex27
Ips Corporation22
Weld-On Adhesives22
Lubrizol Advanced Materials26
Watertite Products22
Elastikote25

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Oatey Patents

Top Oatey Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8099801B27
US6887926B13
US7473753B23
US20100000614A13
US20060225195A13
US8528263B22
US6557825B22
US6752309B12
US7838585B22
US6687925B22
US6732758B22
US9560805B22
US7699076B21
US6606753B21
US6794968B21

What Percentage of Oatey US Patent Applications were Granted?

Oatey (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 94 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 73 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.41%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Oatey?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Bakerhostetler2984.00%
Calfee Halter & Griswold26100.00%
Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar1190.00%
Bakerhostetler Oatey5100.00%
Thompson Hine5100.00%
Hoffmann & Baron30.00%
Armand P Boisselle2100.00%
Frederick Gotha2100.00%
Merchant & Gould2100.00%
Abelman Frayne & Schwab1100.00%

hat are Oatey key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Oatey?

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

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

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