Sonova Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Sonova has a total of 5185 patents globally, out of which 3065 have been granted. Of these 5185 patents, more than 42% patents are active. The USA is where Sonova has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by European Countries. Parallelly, Switzerland seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Sonova.

Sonova was founded in the year 1947. Company is an internationally active Swiss company headquartered in Stäfa that specializes in hearing care. As of October 2022, Sonova has a market cap of $14.28 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Sonova have?

The CEO, Arnd Kaldowski, has 0 patents.

How many patents does Sonova have?

Sonova has a total of 5185 patents globally. These patents belong to 2033 unique patent families. Out of 5185 patents, 2211 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Sonova File Every Year?

Sonova 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 GrantSonova Applications FiledSonova Patents Granted
2011301173
2012290109
2013318143
2014224158
2015157140
2016175186
2017235246
2018196194
2019135171
2020174172
2021104219
202232153

How many Sonova patents are Alive/Dead?

Sonova Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Sonova File in Different Countries?

Sonova Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Sonova Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1517
Europe1003
Germany615
Denmark313
China295
Australia183
Canada132
Austria72
Japan71
United Kingdom42
Switzerland37
Spain10
Taiwan9
Singapore8
India7
Netherlands5
Israel4
France3
Portugal2
Russia2
Korea (South)2
Turkey2
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)2
New Zealand2
Norway2
Poland2
Slovenia1
Brazil1

Where are Research Centres of Sonova Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Sonova

10 Best Sonova Patents

US6308101B1 is the most popular patent in the Sonova portfolio. It has received 584 citations so far from companies like Medtronic, Inc., Cochlear Limited, and Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6308101B1584
US6219580B1560
US5824022A543
US6272382B1534
US5876425A471
US5626629A432
US5277694A431
US6137889A413
WO2002009808A1395
US5814095A394

What are Sonovas key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Sonova?

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

R&D Focus: How has Sonova‘s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on October 26, 2022

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