Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has a total of 23 patents globally, out of which 3 have been granted. Of these 23 patents, more than 4% patents are active. The United States of America is where Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also Canada is the origin country of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers was founded in 1958. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers auctions industrial equipment, operating through various locations around the world. The company offers old and new industrial equipment, including those utilised in the construction, transportation, mining, forestry, petroleum, and agricultural sectors, through open public auctions. As of April 2023 Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, has a market cap of $10.75 Billion.

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

How many patents do the Founder and CEO of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers have?

The Founder David Edward Ritchie, John Ritchie, Ken Ritchie have 0 patents and CEO Ann Fandozzi have 7 patents.

How many patents does Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers have?

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has a total of 23 patents globally. These patents belong to 11 unique patent families. Out of 23 patents, 1 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers File Every Year?

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers 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 GrantRitchie Bros. Auctioneers Applications FiledRitchie Bros. Auctioneers Patents Granted
20201
201811
20171
20135
20101
20092
20084
20072
20063
20053
20042

How many Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers File in Different Countries?

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States of America15
China1
Europe1

Where are Research Centers of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Patents Located?

The Research Centers of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Patents is the United States of America.

10 Best Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Patents

US7649937B2 is the most popular patent in the Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers portfolio. It has received 60 citations so far from companies like Cisco Technology, Youtoo Technologies, Chunghwa Telecom.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7649937B260
US20080235113A117
US20110040645A116
US20110040638A111
US20080195523A111
US20050187856A111
WO2006010003A27
CN101427241A4
US20140365329A13
US20080195520A12

List of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers patents

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers PatentsTitle
US10706463B2Integration Of Remote Bidders Into Multiple And Simultaneous Live Auctions
US10157417B2Integration Of Remote Bidders Into Multiple And Simultaneous Live Auctions
US7649937B2Real-Time And Bandwidth Efficient Capture And Delivery Of Live Video To Multiple Destinations
US20140365391A1Equipment-Definable Shipping Estimation System And Method
US20140365328A1Logistics-Aware Shipping Estimation System And Method
US20140365392A1Weighted-Characteristics Shipping Estimation System And Method
US20140365394A1Heavy Equipment Shipping Estimation System And Method
US20140365329A1Group-Definable Shipping Estimation System And Method
US20110040638A1Gaming Interface To Online Auction
US20110040645A1Virtual World Integrated Auction
US20080235113A1Enhanced Control Of On-Line Auction
US20080195520A1Flipping Products Between Platforms
US20080195523A1Transferring Products To Various Platforms
US20080149703A1Automated Condition Evaluator
US20050187856A1Anonymous Bidding System
EP1958143A4Integration Of Remote Bidders Into Multiple And Simultaneous Live Auctions
CN101427241AIntegration Of Remote Bidders Into Multiple And Simultaneous Live Auctions
WO2008100799A3Flipping Products Between Platforms
WO2008109246A1Transferring Products To Various Platforms
WO2007067636A2Integration Of Remote Bidders Into Multiple And Simultaneous Live Auctions
WO2006124036A3System For Generating Inspection Reports For Inspected Items
WO2006010003A2Real-Time And Bandwidth Efficient Capture And Delivery Of Live Video To Multiple Destinations
WO2005103938A1Automated Condition Evaluator

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What Technologies are Covered by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers?

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

R&D Focus: How has Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers search focus changed over the years?

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