Reliance Industries Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Reliance Industries has a total of 2399 patents globally, out of which 952 have been granted. Of these 2399 patents, more than 48% patents are active. India is where Reliance Industries has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Europe, it has generated an annual revenue of $7.7 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, India seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Reliance Industries.

Reliance Industries was founded in the year 1973 by Dhirubhai Ambani. Company is doing business in energy, petrochemicals, natural gas, retail, telecommunications, mass media, and textiles. As of February 2022, Reliance Industries has a market cap of $215.15 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Reliance Industries have?

The founder, Dhirubhai Ambani has 0 patents. The CEO, Mukesh Ambani has 0 patents.

How many patents does Reliance Industries have?

Reliance Industries has a total of 2399 patents globally. These patents belong to 904 unique patent families. Out of 2399 patents, 1154 patents are active.

How many Reliance Industries patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Reliance Industries Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

Reliance Industries patent portfolio

How Many Patents did Reliance Industries File Every Year?

Reliance Industries 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 GrantReliance Industries Applications FiledReliance Industries Patents Granted
201114916
201217618
201327721
201431748
201539465
201622884
201716174
2018123111
201981162
202043141
20211487
20223

How Many Patents did Reliance Industries File in Different Countries?

Reliance Industries Worldwide Filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which Reliance Industries Filed Patents

CountryPatents
India629
United States Of America405
Europe186
China136
Korea (South)93
Japan73
Australia63
Germany53
Brazil51
Canada48
Taiwan42
Indonesia41
Mexico32
Israel31
Malaysia28
Saudi Arabia24
Singapore16
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)15
Argentina12
Russia10
South Africa8
Spain7
United Kingdom7
Portugal5
Austria4
Philippines4
Vietnam4
Norway3
Turkey2
Italy2
United Arab Emirates2
Poland2
Bangladesh2
Gulf Cooperation Council1
New Zealand1
Lithuania1
Netherlands1
Denmark1

Where are Research Centers of Reliance Industries Patents Located?

Reliance Industries R&D Centers

10 Best Reliance Industries Patents

US8385199B1 is the most popular patent in the Reliance Industries portfolio. It has received 122 citations so far from companies like IBM, Fujitsu, and Cisco Technology.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Reliance Industries:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8385199B1122
US20090162919A1120
US7259961B2115
US7868195B2109
US6442758B1101
US6865591B195
US7215552B276
US7209351B264
US6588076B162
US20060271813A158

Which Companies are using Reliance 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 Reliance Industries patent portfolio are Heliae Development, Cisco Technology, and Aurora Algae.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Heliae Development9
Cisco Technology6
Aurora Algae6
Microsoft6
Ibm5
Intel5
Uop5
Honeywell5
Indian Oil Corporation5
Fujitsu3

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Reliance Industries Patents

Reliance Industries patent portfolio

Top Reliance Industries Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7868195B214
US8088614B214
US7209351B211
US7259961B210
US8553552B210
US8081191B26
US20090162919A16
US20100215895A16
US20170257970A16
US7316606B25
US20100190496A15
US10131752B24
US20130095240A14
US8385199B14
US8685232B24

What Percentage of Reliance Industries US Patent Applications were Granted?

Reliance Industries (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1205 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1055 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 88.58%.

Below are the key stats of Reliance Industries patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Reliance Industries?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Intrado Corporation11293.75%
West Corporation9684.38%
John J Horn8498.81%
Boyle Fredrickson S C5898.25%
Thompson Coburn Llp5630.36%
Proactive Patents Llc41100.00%
Thompson Coburn Llp 4997141100.00%
Allen Bradley Company Inc40100.00%
Michael M Rickin3491.18%
Harness Dickey St Louis33100.00%

Reliance is one of the world’s most inventive companies. The state-of-the-art R&D centre, which was born out of RIC’s vision, has proven to be a powerful cornerstone for Reliance’s technical development.

Reliance has always placed technology at the centre of its operations. From its first textile factory to the world’s largest greenfield refinery to its most recent telecom firm, Jio, they’ve used the best technology available to construct timeless assets that provide long-term returns to stakeholders.

To increase profitability and drive expansion, Reliance is actively involved in the development of unique and proprietary catalysts, processes, and products. The company has evolved from a technology smart buyer to a technology quick customizer, and are now a flagship developer that provides business leadership through mostly in-house built technology that adds considerable value. Reliance’s innovation-based growth plan is enabled by R&D.

Reliance has made substantial technical advances in photosynthetic efficiency, created world-class genetic engineering skills, and developed unique catalytic hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) technology for converting wet biomass to biofuel while recovering water and nutrients.

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What are Reliance Industries key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Reliance Industries?

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

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

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Updated on February 10, 2022

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