Schneider Electric was founded in 1836 by Eugène Schneider and Adolphe Schneider. Company is doing business in providing digital energy and automation solutions for efficiency and sustainability. It combines energy technology, real-time automation, software, and services to target homes, buildings, data centres, infrastructure, and industries. As of November 2021, Schneider Electric has a market cap of $96.30 billion.
Schneider Electric has a total of 37064 patents globally, out of which 15437 have been granted. Of these 37064 patents, more than 68% patents are active. USA is where Schneider Electric has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Schneider Electric is USA, it has generated an annual revenue of $28.45 billion in the year 2020. France seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Schneider Electric.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Schneider Electric which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Schneider Electric’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Schneider Electric’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does Schneider Electric have?
Schneider Electric has a total of 37064 patents globally. These patents belong to 24643 unique patent families. Out of 37064 patents, 25490 patents are active.
How many Schneider Electric patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Schneider Electric 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||Schneider Electric Applications Filed||Schneider Electric Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did Schneider Electric File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Schneider Electric Filed Patents
|United States Of America||7154|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||242|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||6|
Where are Research Centers of Schneider Electric Patents Located?
10 Best Schneider Electric Patents
US20040117330A1 is the most popular patent in the Schneider Electric portfolio. It has received 785 citations so far from companies like Honeywell, LG Electronics and International Business Machines.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Schneider Electric:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Schneider Electric Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies in the Schneider Electric patent portfolio are IBM, Eaton and ABB.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Schneider Electric Patents
Top Schneider Electric Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Schneider Electric US Patent Applications were Granted?
Schneider Electric (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2800 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 2391 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 92.14%.
Below are the key stats of Schneider Electric patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Schneider Electric?
|Law Firm||Total Application||Success Rate|
|Lando & Anastasi Llp||577||88.24%|
|Oblon Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt L L P||461||95.66%|
|Schneider Electric Ip Department||345||95.01%|
|Schneider Electric Usa Inc||311||92.58%|
|Locke Lord Llp||230||82.96%|
|Hunter Clark Pllc||75||97.33%|
|Steptoe & Johnson Llp||73||86.30%|
|Oblon Schneider Electric Industries Sas||66||94.87%|
|Leydig Voit & Mayer Ltd||45||100.00%|
“We develop innovative, connected technologies and solutions for safety, reliability, efficiency and sustainability.” – Schneider Electric
The Schneider Group focuses on the electricity business, energy management, and innovative technology, and grows through strategic acquisitions. Schneider Electric is dedicated to unleashing the limitless potential of an open, global, inventive community committed to its Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive, and Empowered ideals.
“EcoStruxure” was created by the Schneider Group to encourage innovation at all levels. In Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure, and Industries, it is Schneider Electric’s IoT-enabled, plug-and-play, open, interoperable architecture and platform. From connected products to edge control to apps, analytics, and services, there is innovation at every level.
What are Schneider Electric key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Schneider Electric?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Schneider Electric in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Schneider Electric thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How Schneider Electric research focus changed over the years?
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