Profrac Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Profrac has a total of 287 patents globally, out of which 98 have been granted. Of these 287 patents, more than 76% patents are active. United States of America is where Profrac has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Argentina. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Profrac.

Profrac was founded in the year 2014. The Company provides hydraulic fracturing and completion services to upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American unconventional oil and natural gas resources. As of March 2023, the market cap of Profrac is $678.3 Million.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Profrac have?

The CEO Ladd Wilks has 0 patent.

How many patents does Profrac have?

Profrac has a total of 287 patents globally. These patents belong to 68 unique patent families. Out of 287 patents, 220 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Profrac File Every Year?

Profrac 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 GrantProfrac Applications FiledProfrac Patents Granted
20239
20221918
20212027
20208114
20193312
2018347
2017166
2016341
201510
201441
201341
201261

How many Profrac patents are Alive/Dead?

Profrac Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Profrac File in Different Countries?

Profrac Worldwide patent Filing

Countries in which Profrac Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America121
Canada60
Argentina33
Saudi Arabia17
Mexico3
Germany3
Brazil2
China2
Europe2
Poland1

Where are Research Centres of Profrac Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Profrac

10 Best Profrac Patents

US8789601B2 is the most popular patent in the Profrac portfolio. It has received 200 citations so far from companies like General Electric, Us Well Services and Halliburton Energy Services.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8789601B2200
US9410410B2192
US9611728B2163
US9970278B2158
US9587649B2151
US9650871B2148
US20160319650A1144
US9893500B2130
US9840901B2129
US10254732B2126

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 28 Profrac patents in 138 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Profrac patent portfolio are Us Well Services, Halliburton Energy Services and Typhon Technology.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Profrac –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Profrac PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Us Well Services1238
Halliburton Energy Services517
Typhon Technology44
Rhodia Operations27
Saudi Arabian Oil24
Stewart And Stevenson24
Yantai Jereh Petroleum Equipment And Technologies25
Chemeor27
Plasma Igniter22
Nabors Drilling Technologies23

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Profrac Patents

Top Profrac Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9970278B210
US20120157356A19
US20100096139A18
US9587649B25
US8789601B23
US9410410B23
US10407990B23
US9893500B23
US10232332B22
US9650879B22
US9840901B22
US20120255887A12
US10020711B22
US11067481B21
US9745840B21

What Percentage of Profrac US Patent Applications were Granted?

Profrac (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 7 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 5 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Profrac?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Fts International Services2100.00%
Mh2 Technology Law Group2100.00%
Carstens Allen & Gourley1100.00%
Egbert Mcdaniel & Swartz10%
Patterson & Sheridan10%

What are Profrac key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Profrac?

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

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

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