Sodick has a total of 1539 patents globally, out of which 951 have been granted. Of these 1539 patents, more than 62% patents are active. Japan is where Sodick has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and the United States of America. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Sodick.
Sodick was founded in the year 1976. The company provides industrial machinery equipment. The Company offers wire, small hole and sinker electrical discharge machining, as well as 3D printing, high speed milling and electron beam machine polishing equipment. As of February 2023, the market cap of Sodick is $30.04 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Sodick which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Sodick patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Sodick patent portfolio.
How many patents does the CEO of Sodick have?
The CEO Koji Yoneda has 2 patents.
How many patents does Sodick have?
Sodick has a total of 1539 patents globally. These patents belong to 858 unique patent families. Out of 1539 patents, 955 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Sodick 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||Sodick Applications Filed||Sodick Patents Granted|
How many Sodick patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Sodick File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Sodick Filed Patents
|United States Of America||223|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||9|
Where are Research Centres of Sodick Patents Located?
10 Best Sodick Patents
US6661124B1 is the most popular patent in the Sodick portfolio. It has received 43 citations so far from companies like Hitachi, Siemens and Fuji Corporation.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Sodick:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Sodick patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Sodick invention. They couldn’t because Sodick had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 49 Sodick patents in 154 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Sodick patent portfolio are Fanuc, Velo3D and Concept Laser.
List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Sodick –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Sodick Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa||2||4|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Sodick Patents
Top Sodick Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Sodick US Patent Applications were Granted?
Sodick (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 181 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 116 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 89.92%.
Below are the key stats of Sodick patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Sodick?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Maier & Maier||38||96%|
|Mcdermott Will & Emery||29||68.97%|
|Mcdermott Will & Emery||3||100%|
|J C Patents||2||100%|