Spiber Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Spiber has a total of 723 patents globally, out of which 114 have been granted. Of these 723 patents, more than 53% patents are active. Japan is where Spiber has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Europe. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Spiber.

Spiber was founded in the year 2007 by Kazuhide Sekiyama and Sugahara Junichi. Company operates biotechnology businesses. The Company provides new generation biomaterial development and other services. Company offers its services throughout Japan.

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

How many patents does the founder of Spiber have?

The founders Kazuhide Sekiyama has 4 patents and Sugahara Junichi has 3 patents.

How many patents does Spiber have?

Spiber has a total of 723 patents globally. These patents belong to 274 unique patent families. Out of 723 patents, 384 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Spiber File Every Year?

Spiber 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 GrantSpiber Applications FiledSpiber Patents Granted
20231
2022523
20212727
202010218
20191798
201817319
20171159
2016393
201565
2014201
201326
201220
20111

How many Spiber patents are Alive/Dead?

Spiber Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Spiber File in Different Countries?

Spiber Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Spiber Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan227
United States Of America80
Europe77
China73
Germany16
Canada12
Brazil8
India8
Australia7
Korea (South)7
Russia4
Singapore4
South Africa3
Viet Nam2
Italy2
Taiwan2
Indonesia1
Malaysia1
Spain1
Philippines1
Mexico1

Where are Research Centres of Spiber Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Spiber

10 Best Spiber Patents

WO2012165477A1 is the most popular patent in the Spiber portfolio. It has received 80 citations so far from companies like Toyoda Gosei, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization and Hasetora Spinning.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
WO2012165477A180
WO2012165476A169
WO2013065651A165
WO2013065650A151
WO2017188434A135
WO2017047504A129
JP2014129639A28
WO2014103799A126
WO2018164234A123
WO2017131196A122

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Spiber patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Spiber invention. They couldn’t because Spiber had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 6 Spiber patents in 14 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Spiber patent portfolio are Kojima Industries, Ginkgo Bioworks and Riken.

List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Spiber –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Spiber PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Kojima Industries47
Ginkgo Bioworks22
Riken23
Godo Kaisha Eve14
Ajinomoto11
Stek Co Ltd11

Top Spiber Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9617315B25
US20150329587A12
US9051453B22
US9689089B21
US20150344542A11
US9732125B21
US10329332B21
US10752660B21

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Spiber Patents

What Percentage of Spiber US Patent Applications were Granted?

Spiber (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 61 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 17 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 56.67%.

Below are the key stats of Spiber patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Spiber?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Morgan Lewis & Bockius3430.00%
Hamre Schumann Mueller & Larson1272.73%
Basil Angelo433.33%
Cermak Nakajima & Mcgowan4100.00%
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman20%
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch1100.00%
Cantor Colburn10.00%
Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery1100.00%
Shima Seiki Ashiya10%
Sughrue Mion10%

hat are Spiber key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Spiber?

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

R&D Focus: How has Spiber search focus changed over the years?

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