Richemont Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Richemont has a total of 8727 patents globally, out of which 7453 have been granted. Of these 8727 patents, only 75% patents of the portfolio are active. China is where Richemont has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the USA and Japan. The USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Richemont.

Richemont was founded in the year 1988. Richemont through subsidiaries manufactures and retails luxury goods. The Company produces jewelry, watches, leather goods, writing instruments, and men’s and women’s wear. Richemont serves customers worldwide. As of December 2022, the market cap of Richemont is $73.60 Billion.

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

How many patents does Richemont have?

Richemont has a total of 8727 patents globally. These patents belong to 5043 unique patent families. Out of 8727 patents, 6620 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Richemont File Every Year?

Richemont 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 GrantRichemont Applications FiledRichemont Patents Granted
2022437582
2021399461
2020446704
2019815758
2018962800
2017779655
2016597473
2015671266
2014215180
2013181265
2012452323
2011322241

How many Richemont patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Richemont Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Richemont File in Different Countries?

Richemont Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Richemont Filed Patents

CountryPatents
China1242
United States Of America1139
Japan1136
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)946
Europe636
United Kingdom607
Switzerland439
Korea (South)268
Germany248
Australia205
Taiwan205
Macao183
Singapore145
France103
Mexico71
Saudi Arabia63
Canada54
United Arab Emirates53
Austria42
Brazil30
Malaysia28
Spain23
Philippines13
Montenegro11
Argentina9
India9
Colombia7
Norway6
South Africa6
Chile5
Israel4
Italy3
Finland2
Brunei2
Ireland2
Denmark2
Portugal1
Turkey1
Russia1

Where are the Research Centres of Richemont Patents Located?

Research Centres of Richemont Patents

10 Best Richemont Patents

USD671980S1 is the most popular patent in the Richemont portfolio. It has received 133 citations so far from companies like Cross Optical Group, Alpha Primitus, and Modne Inc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
USD671980S1133
USD622757S1118
USD539329S1116
USD656177S1115
USD601614S1112
USD682921S1109
US8302170B283
USD547211S179
USD537862S152
USD678081S151

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 36 Richemont patents in 131 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The citing companies in the Richemont patent portfolio are Sarepta Therapeutics, Stratos Genomics Inc and Siemens Healthcare.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Richemont –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Richemont PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Rolex Sa57
Blancpain Sa57
Seiko Instruments Inc45
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd33
Casio33
Verizon38
Adobe Inc34
Montres Breguet Sa24
Geotrust Llc22
Digicert22

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Richemont Patents

Top Richemont Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8302170B210
US8356333B26
US20050254353A15
US20090077373A15
US7318670B24
US7130247B24
US8566750B24
US6928032B24
US6401307B13
US7641381B22
US6863434B22
US7075860B22
US7746732B22
US6493908B22
US6912180B22

What Percentage of Richemont US Patent Applications were Granted?

Richemont (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 62 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 52 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.2%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Richemont?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Nixon & Vanderhye Pc4087.50%
Blank Rome Llp5100.00%
Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert Pllc4100.00%
Defillo & Associates Inc4100.00%
Duane Morris Llp30%
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner2100.00%
Patterson Thuente Pedersen Pa2100.00%
Marshall Gerstein & Borun Llp10%
Pearne & Gordon Llp1100.00%

What are Richemont’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Richemont?

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

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

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Updated on December 30, 2022

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