Sasol Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Sasol has a total of 3128 patents globally, out of which 2008 have been granted. Of these 3128 patents, more than 38% patents are active. The USA is where Sasol has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by South Africa and Australia, it has generated an annual revenue of $13.16 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, South Africa seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Sasol.

Sasol was founded in the year 1950. Company is an integrated energy and chemical company based in Sandton, South Africa. As of January 2022, Sasol has a market cap of $11.76 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Sasol have?

The President & CEO, Fleetwood Grobler, has 0 patents.

How many patents does Sasol have?

Sasol has a total of 3128 patents globally. These patents belong to 673 unique patent families. Out of 3128 patents, 1219 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Sasol File Every Year?

Sasol 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 GrantSasol Applications FiledSasol Patents Granted
2022540
20213056
202012100
201951111
201822118
201774112
201696105
2015112120
201414883
2013204101
2012178126
201111791

How many Sasol patents are Alive/Dead?

Sasol Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Sasol File in Different Countries?

Sasol Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Sasol Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America305
South Africa234
Australia223
China219
Europe170
India164
Japan150
Brazil127
Germany126
Canada123
Gulf Cooperation Council98
Russia86
Malaysia85
Indonesia83
United Kingdom63
Norway58
Korea (South)56
Spain55
Singapore47
New Zealand43
Austria38
Netherlands35
Mexico33
Argentina28
Peru24
Ukraine23
Africa17
Poland17
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)16

Where are Research Centres of Sasol Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Sasol

10 Best Sasol Patents

US6588974B2 is the most popular patent in the Sasol portfolio. It has received 130 citations so far from companies like Shell Internationale Research.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6588974B2130
WO2005123633A1130
US6586649B191
US6638889B180
US8247462B276
US20040245086A172
WO2005107935A172
US7511183B267
US6890423B265
WO2003068715A165

What are Sasol key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Sasol?

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

R&D Focus: How has Sasol search focus changed over the years?

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