Snap-on has a total of 5393 patents globally, out of which 3304 have been granted. Of these 5593 patents, more than 58% patents are active. United States of America is where Snap-on has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Snap-on.
Snap-on was founded in 1920 by William Seidemann, Joseph Johnson. Snap-on develops, manufactures, and distributes tool and equipment solutions worldwide. The Company’s products include hand and power tools, diagnostics and shop equipment, tool storage products, diagnostics software, and other solutions for the automotive service industry. Customers include professional service technicians and motor service shop owners, among other. As of May 2022, Snap-on has a market cap of $11.42 Billion.
Read about some of the most popular patents of Snap-on which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Snap-on patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Snap-on patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Snap-on have?
The Founder William Seidemann has 3 patents and Joseph Johnson have 0 patents and the CEO Nicholas T. Pinchuk has 0 patents.
How many patents does Snap-on have?
Snap-on has a total of 5393 patents globally. These patents belong to 1599 unique patent families. Out of 5393 patents, 3164 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Snap-on 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||Snap-on Applications Filed||Snap-on Patents Granted|
How many Snap-on patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Snap-on File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Snap-on Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1087|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||301|
Where are Research Centers of Snap-on Patents Located?
10 Best Snap-on Patents
US9126317B2 is the most popular patent in the Snap-on portfolio. It has received 616 citations so far from companies like Ethicon Llc, Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation and Cilag Gmbh International.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Snap-on:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Snap-on 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 Snap-on patent portfolio are Bosch Automotive Service Solutions Llc, Hunter Engineering Company and Robert Bosch Gmbh.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Bosch Automotive Service Solutions Llc||22|
|Hunter Engineering Company||17|
|Robert Bosch Gmbh||17|
|Ford Global Technologies Llc||13|
|Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation||11|
|Hyundai Motor Company||9|
|Gm Global Technology Operations Llc||8|
|Black & Decker Corporation||8|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Snap-on Patents
Top Snap-on Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Snap-on US Patent Applications were Granted?
Snap-on (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 875 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 664 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 89.3%.
Below are the key stats of Snap-on patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Snap-on?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Seyfarth Shaw Llp||288||94.67%|
|Mcdermott Will & Emery Llp||198||86.84%|
|Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff Llp||183||84.89%|
|Mcdermott Will & Emery||40||80.00%|
|Studebaker & Brackett Pc||20||94.12%|
|Emrich & Dithmar||19||94.74%|
|Harold V Stotland||19||94.74%|
|Barnes & Thornburg Llp||12||90.00%|
|Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey Llp||12||100.00%|
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