Sinopec Patents – Key Insights and Stats

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) was founded in 2000 headed by Zhao Dong as the chairman of the company and is doing business in Oil & Energy. As of November 2021, Sinopec has a market cap of $72.72 billion.

Sinopec has a total of 71727 patents globally, out of which 48533 have been granted. Of these 71727 patents, more than 81% of patents are active. China is where Sinopec has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States of America and Korea and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Sinopec is China, it has generated annual revenue of $407,009 million in the year 2020. Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Sinopec.

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

How many patents does Sinopec have?

Sinopec has a total of 71727 patents globally. These patents belong to 68508 unique patent families. Out of 71727 patents, 55509 patents are active.

How many Sinopec patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Sinopec Worldwide Legal Terms

Patent Families

Sinopec Patent Families

How Many Patents did Sinopec File Every Year?

Sinopec 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 GrantSinopec Applications FiledSinopec Patents Granted
201145341683
201251732386
201358493715
201466144031
201571514967
201672915102
201780624989
201879455660
201978275375
202040025161
20216805464

How Many Patents did Sinopec File in Different Countries?

Sinopec Patent Portfolio

Countries in which Sinopec Filed Patents

CountryPatents
China68323
United States Of America540
Korea (South)278
India257
Europe250
Taiwan219
Japan210
Singapore167
Brazil147
Russian Federation147
Canada124
Thailand109
Malaysia91
Australia63
Germany47
Indonesia44
France36
Spain35
United Kingdom35
South Africa33
Netherlands30
Viet Nam17
Denmark16
Belgium16
Saudi Arabia16
Italy15
Poland14
Mexico11
Norway9
Philippines9
Turkey6
Kazakhstan6
Eurasian Patent Organization5
Portugal3
Hungary3
Finland3
Austria2
Czech Republic2
Ukraine2
Gulf Cooperation Council2
Israel1
Romania1
Chile1
Slovenia1
Argentina1

Where are Research Centers of Sinopec Patents Located?

Sinopec Patent R&D Center

10 Best Sinopec Patents

CN103041811A is the most popular patent in the Sinopec portfolio. It has received 68 citations so far from companies like Fujian Jinghui Environmental Technology Co Ltd and Dalian furuipu Technology Co Ltd.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
CN103041811A68
CN103657399A66
CN102372603A59
CN102146788A56
CN104370000A52
CN102053253A52
CN106355627A48
CN104555939A46
CN102676218A43
CN102381685A43

What Percentage of Sinopec US Patent Applications were Granted?

Sinopec (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 593 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 467 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 88.45%.

Below are the key stats of Sinopec patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Sinopec?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Novick Kim & Lee22394.67%
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner9785.23%
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney4791.11%
Scully Scott Murphy & Presser4291.59%
Richmond Hitchcock Fish & Dollar35100.00%
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch2882.14%
Hovey Williams Llp2653.85%
Ladas & Parry Llp1872.22%
Duane Morris Llp12100.00%
Blank Rome Llp580.00%

“We committed to the new development philosophy. We promoted deeper integration of the internet, big data, AI with petroleum and chemical industry, stepped up digital and smart transformation, and fostered new drivers of growth based on IT application.” – Sinopec

Sinopec’s innovation is guided by the principles of “independent invention, focus on critical issues, development support, and future leadership.” It is market-oriented, development-oriented, and future-oriented, with the key R&D fields and commercial directions being “energy chemical,” “Environmental Engineering,” and “fine chemical.” It focuses on self-reinvention and integration innovation to gain differentiation technology advantages, and “to turn core technology into advantages, to turn advantageous technology into a package,” as well as “to turn core technology into advantages, to turn advantageous technology into a package.”

Sinopec also plans to spend $4.6 billion on hydrogen energy by 2025. Asia’s biggest oil refiner is planning to become China’s largest company to produce hydrogen for use as a transportation fuel, targeting an annual capacity of 200,000 tonnes of hydrogen refueling by 2025.

Are you curious to know that what is Sinopec‘s key innovations?

What Technologies are Covered by Sinopec Patents?

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

R&D FocusHow Sinopec Research Focus Changed Over the Years?

Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by Sinopec?

Updated on February 14, 2022

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