TotalEnergies Patents – Key Insights and Stats

TotalEnergies has a total of 14278 patents globally, out of which 8209 have been granted. Of these 14278 patents, more than 45% patents are active. United States of America is where TotalEnergies has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and France. Parallelly, France seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of TotalEnergies.

TotalEnergies was founded in 1924 by Ernest Mercier. TotalEnergies operates as an energy company. The Company produces, transports, and supplies crude oil, natural gas, and low carbon electricity, as well as refines petrochemical products. TotalEnergies owns and manages gasoline filling stations worldwide. As of June 2022, TotalEnergies has a market cap of $142.21 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of TotalEnergies have?

The Founder Ernest Mercier has 73 patents and the CEO Patrick Pouyanné have 0 patents.

How many patents does TotalEnergies have?

TotalEnergies has a total of 14278 patents globally. These patents belong to 4551 unique patent families. Out of 14278 patents, 6453 patents are active.

How Many Patents did TotalEnergies File Every Year?

TotalEnergies 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 GrantTotalEnergies Applications FiledTotalEnergies Patents Granted
20111081326
20121086420
2013936464
20141018466
2015868472
2016703597
2017554616
2018455610
2019526640
2020426577
2021163494
20224181

How many TotalEnergies patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

TotalEnergies Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did TotalEnergies File in Different Countries?

TotalEnergies Worldwide Patents

Countries in which TotalEnergies Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America2301
Europe1576
France1336
Germany1005
Japan682
China546
Canada482
Korea (South)419
Brazil416
Spain383
Australia378
India261
Mexico234
Austria200
Malaysia185
Taiwan180
Argentina164
United Kingdom163
Poland146
Denmark131
Africa114
Russia109
Indonesia94
Singapore93
Norway90
Gulf Cooperation Council81
South Africa75
Chile68
Portugal57
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)48
Saudi Arabia47
Eurasia46
Israel45
Philippines42
United Arab Emirates29
Viet Nam25
Morocco25
Turkey21
Hungary17
Ukraine16
Czech Republic14
Slovenia14
Egypt14
Italy12
Uruguay12
Kazakhstan12
Bolivia12
Brunei9
Colombia9
Uzbekistan8
Slovakia7
Netherlands6
Tunisia6
New Zealand6
Thailand6
Croatia6
Peru5
Cyprus5
Dominican Republic4
Costa Rica4
Estonia4
Algeria3
Belgium3
Finland3
Serbia3
Ecuador3
Sweden3
Honduras3
Kenya3
Georgia2
Monaco1
Ireland1
Lithuania1
Mongolia1
Luxembourg1
Iceland1
Bulgaria1
Jordan1

Where are the Research Centers of TotalEnergies Patents Located?

Research Centers of TotalEnergies Patents

10 Best TotalEnergies Patents

US6672018B2 is the most popular patent in the TotalEnergies portfolio. It has received 595 citations so far from companies like Tesla Inc, Solarcity Corporation and Tinteq Holding.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6672018B2595
US7435134B2350
US7780472B2317
US6809251B2200
US6570084B2194
US20140124014A1192
US20180040746A1186
US7328534B2186
US6495750B1183
US6722357B2177

Which Companies are using TotalEnergies 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 TotalEnergies patent portfolio are Lg Electronics, Solarcity and Panasonic.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Lg Electronics70
Solarcity26
Panasonic19
Tesla Inc17
French Institute Of Petroleum15
Uop Llc13
Saudi Arabian Oil Company12
Schlumberger12
Applied Materials12
Chevron Usa Inc12

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on TotalEnergies Patents

Top TotalEnergies Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US6672018B260
US7737357B232
US8558101B220
US20140124014A120
US7155870B219
US20150349703A116
US7554030B214
US9202396B213
US7569137B213
US7557292B213
US20120003508A113
US9184327B212
US6809251B212
US7820475B211
US8352220B211

What Percentage of TotalEnergies US Patent Applications were Granted?

TotalEnergies (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 12 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for TotalEnergies?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Seed Intellectual Property Law Group Llp50%
Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds Pc30%
Hahn Loeser & Parks Llp20%
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear Llp1100.00%
Pearne & Gordon Llp10%

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What are TotalEnergies key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by TotalEnergies?

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

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

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