SGS has a total of 293 patents globally, out of which 186 have been granted. Of these 293 patents, more than 48% patents are active. China is where SGS has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Australia. Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also Europe is the origin country of SGS.
SGS was founded in the year 1878. Industrial inspection, analysis, testing, and verification services are offered by SGS. The company examines, samples, analyses, and keeps track of production equipment, petroleum, food, crops, chemicals, consumer goods, and raw materials to make sure everything complies with local regulations, including tax and duty laws and industry standards. International clients are served by SGS. As of December 2022, market cap of SGS is $17.635 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of SGS which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find SGS patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over SGS patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of SGS have?
The founder Henri Goldstuck have 0 patents and CEO Frankie Ng have 0 patents.
How many patents does SGS have?
SGS has a total of 293 patents globally. These patents belong to 117 unique patent families. Out of 293 patents, 143 patents are active.
How Many Patents did SGS 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||SGS Applications Filed||SGS Patents Granted|
How many SGS patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did SGS File in Different Countries?
Countries in which SGS Filed Patents
|United States Of America||25|
|United Arab Emirates||4|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||2|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||1|
Where are the Research Centres of SGS Patents Located?
10 Best SGS Patents
WO2006078811A2 is the most popular patent in the SGS portfolio. It has received 56 citations so far from companies like Elcelyx Therapeutics, Mapi Pharma and Kunhwa Pharmaceutical.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of SGS:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to SGS patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to SGS invention. They couldn’t because SGS had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO used 13 SGS patents in 38 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the SGS patent portfolio are Mustang Sampling, Chengdu Best Diamond Bit, and Saudi Arabian Oil.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing SGS –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing SGS Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Chengdu Best Diamond Bit||2||2|
|Saudi Arabian Oil||1||1|
|University Of Tulsa||1||1|