PPG Industries has a total of 17239 patents globally, out of which 8500 have been granted. Of these 17239 patents, more than 45% patents are active. United States of America is where PPG Industries has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of PPG Industries.
PPG Industries was founded in 1883 by John Baptiste Ford and John Pitcairn Jr. PPG Industries, Inc. supplies products for the manufacturing, construction, automotive, chemical processing, and other industries worldwide. The Company makes protective and decorative coatings, flat glass, fabricated glass products, continuous-strand fiber glass products, and industrial and specialty chemicals. As of May 2022, PPG Industries has a market cap of $28.26 Billion.
Read about some of the most popular patents of PPG Industries which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find PPG Industries patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over PPG Industries patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of PPG Industries have?
The Founders John Baptiste Ford and John Pitcairn Jr have 0 patents and the CEO Michael H. McGarry has 1 patent.
How many patents does PPG Industries have?
PPG Industries has a total of 17239 patents globally. These patents belong to 3197 unique patent families. Out of 17239 patents, 7870 patents are active.
How Many Patents did PPG Industries 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.
|Year of Patents Filing or Grant||PPG Industries Applications Filed||PPG Industries Patents Granted|
How many PPG Industries patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did PPG Industries File in Different Countries?
Countries in which PPG Industries Filed Patents
|United States Of America||2456|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||478|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||21|
|United Arab Emirates||5|
Where are Research Centers of PPG Industries Patents Located?
10 Best PPG Industries Patents
US6894086B2 is the most popular patent in the PPG Industries portfolio. It has received 723 citations so far from companies like Basf Se, Prc-Desoto International Inc and L’oreal.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of PPG Industries:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using PPG Industries 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 PPG Industries patent portfolio are Basf, Prc-Desoto International Inc and 3M.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Prc-Desoto International Inc||45|
|Barclays Bank Plc||22|
|Vitro Flat Glass Llc||18|
|Dow Global Technologies Inc||18|
|Gm Global Technology Operations Llc||14|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on PPG Industries Patents
Top PPG Industries Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of PPG Industries US Patent Applications were Granted?
PPG Industries (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2449 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1663 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 73.3%.
Below are the key stats of PPG Industries patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for PPG Industries?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Ppg Industries Inc||1596||67.39%|
|Vitro Flat Glass Llc||230||93.75%|
|The Webb Law Firm||117||93.61%|
|Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Llp||56||76.92%|
|Andrew C Siminerio||29||82.76%|
|Ms Diane Meyers||28||100.00%|
|The Webb Law Firm Transitions Optical||24||100.00%|
|Intellectual Property Department||21||76.19%|
|Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Llp||19||94.74%|
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