South32 Patents – Key Insights and Stats

South32 has a total of 6 patents globally, out of which all 6 have been granted. Of these 6 patents, no patent is active. Australia is where South32 has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Brazil. Parallelly, Australia seems to be the main focused R&D centre of South32.

South32 was founded in the year 2015 by Graham Kerr. South32 is a mining and metals company. The company has a portfolio of assets producing aluminum, bauxite, energy and metallurgical coal.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of South32 which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find South32 patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over South32 patent portfolio.

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of South32 have?

The founder and CEO of South32, Graham Kerr, has 0 patents.

How many patents does South32 have?

South32 has a total of 6 patents globally. These patents belong to 3 unique patent families. Out of 6 patents, no patent is active.

How Many Patents did South32 File Every Year?

South32 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 GrantSouth32 Applications FiledSouth32 Patents Granted

How many South32 patents are Alive/Dead?

Of the 6 patents, none are active.

How Many Patents did South32 File in Different Countries?

South32 Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which South32 Filed Patents


Where are Research Centres of South32 Patents Located?

R&D Centres of South32

List of South32 Patents

South32 PatentsTitle
BRPI1016040B1Process For Desulfurizing A Gas Containing Sulfur Oxides (Sox) In A Wet Screening Unit
CN102639211BFlue gas desulphurisation
AU2010262762B2Flue gas desulphurisation
CN101151212BAlumina recovery
AU2006212716B2Alumina recovery
AU748945CProcess for producing alumina

What are South32s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by South32?

The chart below distributes patents filed by South32 in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where South32 thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has South32‘s search focus changed over the years?


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