Ruger Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Ruger has a total of 498 patents globally, out of which 329 have been granted. Of these 498 patents, more than 51% patents are active. The USA is where Ruger has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe (EPO) and Germany, it has generated an annual revenue of $0.59 billion in the year 2022. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D center of Ruger.

Ruger was founded in the year 1949 by William B. Ruger and Alexander McCormick Sturm. Sturm, Ruger & firm, Inc., also known as Ruger, is a Connecticut-based American firearms manufacturing firm. As of May 2023, Ruger has a market cap of $0.95 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Ruger have?

The CEO, Christopher J. Killoy, has 2 patents.

How many patents does Ruger have?

Ruger has a total of 498 patents globally. These patents belong to 169 unique patent families. Out of 498 patents, 255 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Ruger File Every Year?

Ruger 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 GrantRuger Applications FiledRuger Patents Granted
2022210
20211411
20201816
20193134
20181427
20171221
20163728
20155012
2014356
2013324
20124911
20111314

How many Ruger patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Ruger Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Ruger File in Different Countries?

Ruger Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Ruger Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America139
Europe96
Germany61
Brazil49
Austria22
United Kingdom12
Taiwan10
Spain5
Mexico4
Japan3
China3
Portugal3
Israel3
Italy3
Switzerland2
Korea (South)2
Canada2
Philippines2
South Africa1
Slovakia1
Turkey1
Australia1
Slovenia1
Russia1
Singapore1
Poland1

Where are Research Centers of Ruger Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Ruger

10 Best Ruger Patents

US6633726B2 is the most popular patent in the Ruger portfolio. It has received 66 citations so far.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8307750B266
US8161864B158
US8479429B254
US7243453B244
US8505227B240
USD671610S140
US7810268B139
US8033043B238
USD583896S138
USD791262S135

What are Ruger’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Ruger?

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

R&D Focus: How has Ruger‘s search focus changed over the years?

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