Smurfit Kappa Group Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Smurfit Kappa Group has a total of 862 patents globally, out of which 655 have been granted. Of these 862 patents, more than 28% patents are active. France is where Smurfit Kappa Group has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Spain. Parallelly, France seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Smurfit Kappa Group.

Smurfit Kappa Group was founded in the year 1934 by Tony Smurfit. Company is the producers of paper-based packaging in the world.

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

How many patents does Smurfit Kappa Group have?

Smurfit Kappa Group has a total of 862 patents globally. These patents belong to 567 unique patent families. Out of 862 patents, 248 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Smurfit Kappa Group File Every Year?

Smurfit Kappa Group 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 GrantSmurfit Kappa Group Applications FiledSmurfit Kappa Group Patents Granted
2023– 1
2022718
20212715
20202828
20192219
20183420
20171718
20161621
20151814
20141324
20131921

How many Smurfit Kappa Group patents are Alive/Dead?

Smurfit Kappa Group Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Smurfit Kappa Group File in Different Countries?

Smurfit Kappa Group Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Smurfit Kappa Group Filed Patents

CountriesPatents
France229
Europe129
Spain81
Germany68
United Kingdom67
Italy45
Austria23
Sweden19
Netherlands18
Argentina17
Portugal16
United States Of America16
Norway12
Denmark11
Poland9
Ireland7
Chile7
Brunei7
Canada7
Brazil5
Colombia4
Mexico4
Russia4
Australia3
Czech Republic3
China2
Iceland2
Hungary2
Malta1
Albania1
Cyprus1
Ecuador1
Lithuania1
Croatia1
Switzerland1
Finland1
Dominican Republic1
Serbia1
Peru1
Slovenia1

Where are Research Centres of Smurfit Kappa Group Patents Located?

Research Centres of Smurfit Kappa Group

Research Centres of Smurfit Kappa Group Patents 

CountriesPatents
France240
United Kingdom60
Spain51
Italy47
Europe36
Germany31
Sweden23
Netherlands18
Argentina17
Brunei7
Ireland7
United States Of America5
Denmark5
Norway4
Czech Republic3
Canada3
Albania1
Colombia1
Finland1
Switzerland1
Malta1

10 Best Smurfit Kappa Group Patents

US20040211695A1 is the most popular patent in the Smurfit Kappa Group portfolio. It has received 32 citations so far from companies like Greenberg Surgical Technologies, Graphic Packaging International and Yfy Jupiter Limited.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Smurfit Kappa Group:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20040211695A132
WO2003004377A120
US20040206639A118
US20120061456A115
US20030024848A115
WO2007148963A212
US20060150335A19
FR2853885B18
DE102010014430A17
EP1452453A17

What are Smurfit Kappa Group key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Smurfit Kappa Group?

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

R&D Focus: How has Smurfit Kappa Group search focus changed over the years?

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