Samsung C&T Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Samsung C&T has a total of 8411 patents globally, out of which 5556 have been granted. Of these 8411 patents, more than 35% patents are active. Korea (South) is where Samsung C&T has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States Of America and China. Parallelly, Korea (South) seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Samsung C&T.

Samsung C&T was founded in the year 1938. The Company conducts diversified business support services and resort operation activities. The Company offers a range of services in areas including clothing retail, construction and energy, real estate, food service, and resort accommodations. Company also operates a resort with amusement rides, a zoo, water park, golf clubs and restaurants.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Samsung C&T have?

The founder Byung-chul Lee has 32 patents and CEO Ju-Hwa Yoon has 0 patent.

How many patents does Samsung C&T have?

Samsung C&T has a total of 8411 patents globally. These patents belong to 5351 unique patent families. Out of 8411 patents, 2952 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Samsung C&T File Every Year?

Samsung C&T 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 GrantSamsung C&T Applications FiledSamsung C&T Patents Granted
2023855
20226184
202110076
202078137
2019129108
201872137
201768320
201696544
2015193537
2014449587
20131087501
2012795300

How many Samsung C&T patents are Alive/Dead?

Samsung C&T Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Samsung C&T File in Different Countries?

Samsung C&T Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Samsung C&T Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Korea (South)4862
United States Of America771
China708
Taiwan489
Japan306
Europe281
Germany124
Singapore28
Austria16
India16
Australia15
Spain11
Malaysia9
Mexico8
Poland4
United Kingdom4
Israel4
Indonesia3
Slovakia3
France3
Russia3
United Arab Emirates2
Viet Nam2
Uruguay2
Albania2
Brazil2
Chile2
Bangladesh1
Netherlands1
Italy1
Turkey1
Canada1
Philippines1
Belgium1

Where are Research Centres of Samsung C&T Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Samsung C&T

 10 Best Samsung C&T Patents

WO2014007565A1 is the most popular patent in the Samsung C&T portfolio. It has received 442 citations so far from companies like Innosys, Cree and Ilumisys.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Samsung C&T:

Publication NumberCitation Count
WO2014007565A1442
WO2014104514A1375
WO2014104499A1357
WO2014104535A1196
JP4364216B2170
WO2011139055A2140
US7446462B2136
US6798574B294
US20080160300A193
KR1020150016852A90

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Samsung C&T patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 416 Samsung C&T patents in 1753 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Samsung C&T patent portfolio are Cheil Industries, LG and Lotte Advanced Materials.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Samsung C&T –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Samsung C&T PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Cheil Industries93258
LG70196
Lotte Advanced Materials3677
Nitto Denko2549
Fujifilm1928
Boe Technology Group1737
3M Innovative1530
Shin-Etsu Chemical1219
Idemitsu Kosan1125
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology1012

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Samsung C&T Patents

 Top Samsung C&T Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7478942B212
US20070212886A19
US7446462B29
US7981594B28
US9419230B28
US7692860B28
US8288450B27
US8735025B27
US8318053B27
US20120165448A17
US7602551B27
US7690820B27
US20080108721A16
US20100253886A16
US9086586B26

What Percentage of Samsung C&T US Patent Applications were Granted?

Samsung C&T (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 13 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 11 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.67%.

Below are the key stats of Samsung C&T patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Samsung C&T?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Cantor Colburn2100.00%
Ajay A Jagtiani1100.00%
Bacon & Thomas1100.00%
Haug Partners1100.00%
Hauptman Ham1100.00%
John K Park10.00%
Kile Park Reed & Houtteman10%
Ostrolenk Faber1100.00%
Rabin & Berdo1100.00%
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren1100.00%

What are Samsung C&T key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Samsung C&T?

The chart below distributes patents filed by Samsung C&T in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Samsung C&T thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has Samsung C&T search focus changed over the years?

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