Stryker Corporation Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Stryker Corporation has a total of 20566 patents globally, out of which 7648 have been granted. Of these 20566 patents, more than 60% patents are active. United States of America is where Stryker Corporation has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Stryker Corporation.

Stryker Corporation was founded in 1941 by Homer Stryker. Stryker Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty surgical and medical products. The Company’s products include implants, biologics, surgical, neurologic, ear, nose and throat and interventional pain equipment, endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imaging systems, as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment. As of April 2022, Stryker Corporation has a market cap of $99.58 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Stryker Corporation have?

The Founder Homer Stryker has 15 patents and the CEO, Kevin A. Lobo has 0 patents.

How many patents does Stryker Corporation have?

Stryker Corporation has a total of 20566 patents globally. These patents belong to 6202 unique patent families. Out of 20566 patents, 12527 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Stryker Corporation File Every Year?

Stryker Corporation Patents 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 GrantStryker Applications FiledStryker Patents Granted
2011873232
2012990401
20131162155
20141377270
2015845647
20161219891
201710361004
20181129461
20191230571
20201037396
2021682367
202221101

How many Stryker Corporation patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Stryker Corporation Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Stryker Corporation File in Different Countries?

Stryker Corporation Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Stryker Corporation Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America7915
Europe2540
Germany1606
Australia1592
Japan1309
Canada1117
China746
Spain312
Korea (South)288
Austria216
United Kingdom198
France171
Brazil170
India166
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)80
Israel74
Mexico45
Denmark39
Russia37
Taiwan36
Singapore29
South Africa23
New Zealand21
Poland18
Switzerland14
Portugal14
Norway11
Sweden8
Hungary6
Eurasia4
Argentina3
Malaysia2
Luxembourg2
Italy2
Indonesia2
Colombia1
Turkey1
Bulgaria1
Netherlands1
Finland1
Philippines1
Czech Republic1
Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro1
Chile1
Slovenia1

Where are Research Centers of Stryker Corporation Patents Located?

Research Centers of Stryker Corporation Patents

10 Best Stryker Corporation Patents

US6722552B2 is the most popular patent in the Stryker Corporation portfolio. It has received 1722 citations so far from companies like Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Covidien Lp and Cilag Gmbh International.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Stryker Corporation:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6722552B21722
US6488196B11607
US20030093103A11284
US6752816B21208
US20060142657A11141
US6522101B21075
US20070244471A11032
US6440169B1991
US20060235368A1960
US20060089535A1930

Which Companies are using Stryker Corporation 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 Stryker Corporation patent portfolio are Covidien, Depuy Synthes Products Inc and Globus Medical Inc.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Covidien163
Depuy Synthes Products Inc155
Globus Medical Inc139
Biomet Manufacturing Corp127
Warsaw Orthopedic Inc120
Zoll Medical Corporation120
Smith & Nephew101
Philips96
Chase Bank89
Mako Surgical Corp85

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Stryker Corporation Patents

Top Stryker Corporation Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20060142657A1113
US9204823B251
US20040106916A143
US20070157385A135
US9028259B231
US20070250105A131
US20080021730A130
US20030125739A129
US20090131941A128
US20060224242A128
US20080172033A126
US20060147332A125
US9934427B223
US9038217B223
US6480174B123

What Percentage of Stryker Corporation US Patent Applications were Granted?

Stryker Corporation (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2364 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1604 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 81.46%.

Below are the key stats of Stryker Corporation’s patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Stryker Corporation?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Howard & Howard Attorneys Pllc57091.80%
Vista Ip Law Group37288.39%
Warner Norcross Judd Llp18085.03%
K&L Gates Llp13666.67%
Bookoff Mcandrews Pllc103100.00%
Flynn Thiel Pc10290.10%
Lerner David Littenberg9991.03%
Intel Prop R&D8078.38%
Vista Ip Law Group Llp7931.17%
Pandiscio & Pandiscio Pc5673.33%

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What are Stryker Corporation’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Stryker Corporation?

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

R&D Focus: How has Stryker Corporation’s search focus changed over the years?

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