Pentair Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Pentair has a total of 2634 patents globally, out of which 1634 have been granted. Of these 2634 patents, more than 42% patents are active. United States of America is where Pentair has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Pentair.

Pentair was founded in 1966 by Murray J. Harpole. Pentair is a global water company, delivering a range of smart, sustainable water solutions for residential, commercial, industrial, infrastructure and agriculture applications. The Company’s solutions enable people, businesses and industries to access clean, safe water, reduce water consumption, and recover and reuse it. As of March 2022, Pentair has a market cap of $8.91 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Pentair have?

The CEO, John L. Stauch have 4 patents.

How many patents does Pentair have?

Pentair has a total of 2634 patents globally. These patents belong to 877 unique patent families. Out of 2634 patents, 1128 patents are active.

How many Pentair patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Pentair Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Pentair Patents

How Many Patents did Pentair File Every Year?

Pentair Patents 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 GrantPentair Applications FiledPentair Patents Granted
201114294
201212674
2013134102
2014176141
2015113113
201688110
201759114
20186288
20197480
20206266
20214393
20229

How Many Patents did Pentair File in Different Countries?

Pentair Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Pentair Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America670
Europe275
China196
Australia168
Germany146
Canada121
Korea (South)85
India79
Spain73
Mexico66
Japan60
Austria53
Brazil43
Denmark39
New Zealand26
United Kingdom25
South Africa22
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)18
Portugal18
Poland18
Netherlands16
Argentina15
Indonesia15
Singapore15
Malaysia13
Eurasia13
Russian Federation13
Chile12
Israel9
Viet Nam8
Norway7
Philippines5
Colombia5
Taiwan5
Slovenia4
Italy4
Egypt3
France3
African Region3
Saudi Arabia2
Hungary2
Serbia1
Ukraine1
Ecuador1
Croatia1
Macao1
Cyprus1
Sweden1

Where are Research Centers of Pentair Patents Located?

Research Centers of Pentair Patents

10 Best Pentair Patents

US20150226220A1 is the most popular patent in the Pentair portfolio. It has received 167 citations so far from companies like True Velocity Inc and Kriwan Industrie-Elektronik Gmbh.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20150226220A1167
US6623245B2164
US6354341B1138
US6712497B2136
US7083392B2123
US7874808B2104
US6534947B2104
US6508859B1100
US6623154B194
US6379025B188

Patents acquired by Pentair

Pentair has acquired 17 patents from other companies which are not associated with Pentair.

Below the table shows the patent acquisition of Pentair –

CompanyPatents Families
Essef Corporation4
Hypro Corporation4
Pool Patch Llc3
Shasta Industries Inc1
Tyco Flow Control Pacific Pty Limited1
Spx Corporation1
Aspen Research Ltd1
Kbk Technologies Inc1
Poromedia Gmbh1

Which Companies are using Pentair 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 citing companies in the Pentair patent portfolio are Regal Beloit America Inc, Bank of America and Zodiac Pool Systems Llc.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Regal Beloit America Inc20
Bank Of America16
Zodiac Pool Systems Llc12
Danfoss Power Electronics As9
Hayward Industries Inc6
Xylem Ip Holdings Llc6
Flow Control Llc6
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc6
Utc Aerospace Systems5
Mann+Hummel5

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Pentair Patents

Top Pentair Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8540493B222
US7854597B216
US7294262B216
US7686589B214
US7513996B212
US6712497B210
US8043070B29
US7695613B28
US7083392B28
US7874808B28
US8579600B27
US8449267B27
US8019479B27
US7954508B26
US8469675B26

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What are Pentairs key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Pentair?

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

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

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