RWE has a total of 1762 patents globally, out of which 832 have been granted. Of these 1762 patents, more than 40% patents are active. Germany is where RWE has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and United States of America. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of RWE.
RWE was founded in the year 1898. The Company is a globally active energy company. The Company generates and trades electricity and has a capacity of about 10 gigawatts based on renewable sources, as well as gas fleet and an internationally active energy trading business. As of April 2023, the market cap of RWE is $29.97 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of RWE which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find RWE patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over RWE patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of RWE have?
The founder Costas Papamantellos has 0 patent and CEO Matthias Hartung has 4 patents.
How many patents does RWE have?
RWE has a total of 1762 patents globally. These patents belong to 677 unique patent families. Out of 1762 patents, 709 patents are active.
How Many Patents did RWE 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||RWE Applications Filed||RWE Patents Granted|
How many RWE patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did RWE File in Different Countries?
Countries in which RWE Filed Patents
|United States Of America||79|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||2|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||1|
|Trinidad and Tobago||1|
Where are Research Centres of RWE Patents Located?
10 Best RWE Patents
US6712949B2 is the most popular patent in the RWE portfolio. It has received 162 citations so far from companies like Eltron Research, Ecolab and Kohler.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of RWE:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to RWE patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to RWE invention. They couldn’t because RWE had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 19 RWE patents in 129 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the RWE patent portfolio are Shell Oil Company, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and Hyundai Heavy Industries.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing RWE –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing RWE Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Shell Oil Company||4||7|
|Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering||4||11|
|Hyundai Heavy Industries||2||2|
|Morgan Stanley Senior Funding||2||2|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on RWE Patents
Top RWE Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|