RPM International has a total of 1610 patents globally, out of which 943 have been granted. Of these 1610 patents, more than 44% patents are active. United States of America is where RPM International has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Canada. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of RPM International.
RPM International was founded in the year 1947. The Company manufactures, markets and sells various specialty chemical product lines. The Company’s product lines include specialty paints, protective coatings and roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, focusing on the maintenance needs of both the industrial and consumer markets. As of April 2023, the market cap of RPM International is $10.59 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of RPM International which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find RPM International patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over RPM International patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of RPM International have?
The founder Frank C. Sullivan has 1 patent and CEO Bruce A. Carbonari has 0 patent.
How many patents does RPM International have?
RPM International has a total of 1610 patents globally. These patents belong to 465 unique patent families. Out of 1610 patents, 715 patents are active.
How Many Patents did RPM International File Every Year?
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 Grant||RPM International Applications Filed||RPM International Patents Granted|
How many RPM International patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did RPM International File in Different Countries?
Countries in which RPM International Filed Patents
|United States Of America||401|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||28|
|United Arab Emirates||1|
Where are Research Centres of RPM International Patents Located?
10 Best RPM International Patents
US6363685B1 is the most popular patent in the RPM International portfolio. It has received 180 citations so far from companies like Wavics, Avago Technologies and United Construction Products.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of RPM International:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to RPM International patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to RPM International invention. They couldn’t because RPM International had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 125 RPM International patents in 518 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the RPM International patent portfolio are Iso-Chemie, Kop-Coat and Individual.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing RPM International –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing RPM International Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Construction Research & Technology||3||7|
|Citadel Restoration And Repair||2||4|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on RPM International Patents
Top RPM International Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|