SFC Energy Patents – Insights and Stats

SFC Energy has a total of 66 patents globally, out of which 51 have been granted. Of these 66 patents, more than 46% patents are active. Germany is where SFC Energy has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Europe (EPO). Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D center of SFC Energy and is also the origin country of the firm.

SFC Energy was founded in the year 2000 by Manfred Stefener. The company offers power management and mobile energy solutions. It creates and sells fuel cell products. Additionally, it creates, manufactures, and sells power management products like converters and switched-mode power supplies.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of SFC Energy have?

The founder, Dr. Manfred Stefener, has filed 14 patents under SFG Energy. The CEO, Peter Podesser, has 0 patents.

How many patents does SFC Energy have?

SFC Energy has a total of 66 patents globally. These patents belong to 36 unique patent families. Out of 66 patents, 31 patents are active.

How Many Patents did SFC Energy File Every Year?

SFC Energy 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 Grant SFC Energy Applications Filed SFC Energy Patents Granted
2022 1
2021 3
2020 1
2019 3 4
2018 1 4
2017 6 4
2016 6 3
2014 2
2013 5
2012 3
2011 7 3

How many SFC Energy patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

SFC Energy Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did SFC Energy File in Different Countries?

SFC Energy Worldwide Patent Filing

Where are Research Centres of SFC Energy Patents Located?

R&D Centres of SFC Energy

10 Best SFC Energy Patents

US20060088751A1 is the most popular patent in the SFC Energy portfolio. It has received 28 citations so far from companies like Hitachi Koki, Angstrom Power, and Dainichi Co.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of SFC Energy:

Publication Number Citation Count
US20060088751A1 28
US20060286415A1 8
US7757731B2 7
EP2164123A1 6
US7662499B2 4
US6884530B2 4
WO2013037031A1 3
US7572323B2 2
US20070105009A1 2
US10961111B2 1

What are SFC Energy key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by SFC Energy?

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

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


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