Puma Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Puma has a total of 2057 patents globally, out of which 1517 have been granted. Of these 2057 patents, more than 64% patents are active. United States of America is where Puma has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and Germany is the origin country of Puma.

Puma was founded in 1948 by Rudolf Dassler. Puma designs, manufactures, and sells sporting goods and branded apparel. The Company produces running, tennis, training, and basketball shoes and other products. Puma operates Santa Monica concept stores and sells its products worldwide through subsidiaries, distributors, and direct sales. As of April 2022, Puma has a market cap of $11.30 Billion.

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

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

The Founder Rudolf Dassler have 23 patents and the CEO Bjørn Gulden have 0 patents.

How many patents does Puma have?

Puma has a total of 2057 patents globally. These patents belong to 737 unique patent families. Out of 2057 patents, 1320 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Puma File Every Year?

Puma 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 GrantPuma Applications FiledPuma Patents Granted
201110756
201211641
20134748
20148951
20158548
201612470
201713960
201819765
2019218181
2020163244
2021116244
2022258

How many Puma patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Puma Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Puma File in Different Countries?

Puma Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Puma Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America644
Europe277
Japan228
China166
United Kingdom146
Germany91
Spain50
Turkey49
Korea (South)41
Australia33
Russia28
Brazil27
Austria20
Canada19
Portugal12
Mexico12
Viet Nam11
Poland11
Denmark10
South Africa10
India7
Taiwan4
Malaysia4
Sweden4
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
Indonesia3
Israel2
Norway2
Hungary1
Ukraine1
Philippines1
Uruguay1
Italy1
Slovakia1
New Zealand1
Netherlands1

Where are Research Centers of Puma Patents Located?

Research Centers of Puma Patents

10 Best Puma Patents

US8007370B2 is the most popular patent in the Puma portfolio. It has received 697 citations so far from companies like Ethicon Llc, True Velocity Ip Holdings Llc and Cilag Gmbh International.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8007370B2697
US7658686B2243
US6688989B2213
US6835144B2160
US7938738B2151
US7396289B2151
US8661714B2146
US7918745B2146
US8827832B2140
US8240067B2136

Which Companies are using Puma 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 Puma patent portfolio are Nike, Sumitomo Rubber Industries and Karsten Manufacturing Corporation.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Nike34
Sumitomo Rubber Industries30
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation28
Bank Of America23
Acushnet Company16
Taylormade Golf Co Inc15
Taylor Made Golf Company Inc14
Cobra Golf Incorporated12
True Velocity Ip Holdings Llc10
Wells Fargo Bank Na10

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Puma Patents

Top Puma Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7914393B215
US8007370B213
US7137903B210
US6688989B29
US7819757B29
US7238119B28
US6835144B27
US8757038B27
US6454664B17
US20070225094A17
US8202174B26
US20050101404A15
US20160166902A15
US9370697B25
US8083607B25

What Percentage of Puma US Patent Applications were Granted?

Puma (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 163 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 89 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 71.2%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Puma?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Lucas & Mercanti Llp5063.83%
Quarles & Brady Llp37100.00%
Roberts Calderon Safran & Cole Pc2673.08%
G Roger Lee1288.89%
Alston & Bird Llp1060.00%
Fish & Richardson Pc1162.50%
Brown Rudnick Llp540.00%
R Burns Israelsen366.67%
Workman Nydegger2100.00%
Wsou Investments Llc2100.00%

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What are Puma’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Puma?

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

R&D Focus: How has Puma’s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on April 30, 2022

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