Sherwin-Williams Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Sherwin-Williams has a total of 2766 patents globally, out of which 1352 have been granted. Of these 2766 patents, more than 42% patents are active. USA is where Sherwin-Williams has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Mexico and countries in Europe, it has generated an annual revenue of $19.94 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D center of Sherwin-Williams.

Sherwin-Williams was founded in the year 1866 by Edward Williams and Henry Sherwin. The company is in the paint and coating production industry and is situated in Cleveland, Ohio. Paints, coatings, floorcoverings, and associated goods are largely manufactured, distributed, and sold to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail clients. As of April 2022, Sherwin-Williams has a market cap of $63.81 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Sherwin-Williams have?

The founder, Edward Williams and Henry Sherwin, have 0 patents. The CEO, John G. Morikis, has 0 patents.

How many patents does Sherwin-Williams have?

Sherwin-Williams has a total of 2766 patents globally. These patents belong to 691 unique patent families. Out of 2766 patents, 1175 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Sherwin-Williams File Every Year?

Sherwin-Williams 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 GrantSherwin-Williams Applications FiledSherwin-Williams Patents Granted
201112859
20128664
201314071
201415781
201512194
201614289
201716591
20187576
20194295
20203784
20211157
202219

How many Sherwin-Williams patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Sherwin-Williams Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Sherwin-Williams File in Different Countries?

Sherwin-Williams Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Sherwin-Williams Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America755
Mexico235
Europe211
Canada166
Australia136
Germany106
Japan99
Brazil94
China93
Austria65
Chile51
Spain44
Korea (South)42
Argentina40
India28
United Kingdom25
Malaysia22
Viet Nam20
Poland14
South Africa10
Singapore10
New Zealand10
Indonesia7
Ecuador6
Israel5
Portugal5
Colombia5
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)5
Peru5
Africa3
Cyprus3
Egypt3
Denmark3
Russia3
Ireland2
Hungary2
Philippines2
Romania2
Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro2
Slovenia2
Czech Republic1
Taiwan1
Iceland1
Costa Rica1
Tunisia1
Norway1
Eurasia1
Saudi Arabia1
Slovakia1
Sweden1
Algeria1
Rwanda1

Where are Research Centres of Sherwin-Williams Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Sherwin-Williams

10 Best Sherwin-Williams Patents

US6762230B2 is the most popular patent in the Sherwin-Williams portfolio. It has received 219 citations so far from companies like Valspar Sourcing, Elevance Renewable Sciences, and Emerald Kalama Chemical.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Sherwin-Williams:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6762230B2219
US20050196629A1210
WO2008057844A1156
US7189787B2127
US6530500B2111
US6983862B291
US6461074B282
WO2010118356A182
WO2006045017A182
USD472145S190

Which Companies are using Sherwin-Williams 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 Sherwin-Williams patent portfolio are Valspar, PPG Industries, and Swimc.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Valspar60
PPG Industries26
Swimc22
BASF10
Engineered Polymer Solutions9
Akzo Nobel8
Dow Global Technologies8
Behr7
Eastman Chemical Company7
United States Mineral Products6

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Sherwin-Williams Patents

Top Sherwin-Williams Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9526325B214
US6472472B28
US7189787B28
US7527864B28
US8133557B27
US6983862B27
US9132449B27
US7592047B27
US20100260954A16
US8927075B26
US8747979B26
US7812090B26
US6426034B16
US7910170B26
US9175187B26

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What are Sherwin-Williams’ key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Sherwin-Williams?

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

R&D Focus: How has Sherwin-Williamssearch focus changed over the years?

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Updated on April 30, 2022

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