United Utilities Patents – Key Insights and Stats

United Utilities has a total of 134 patents globally, out of which 54 have been granted. Of these 134 patents, more than 24% patents are active. The United Kingdom is where United Utilities has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States of America and Europe. Parallelly, United Kingdom seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of United Utilities.

United Utilities was founded in 1995. A utility network is operated by United Utilities. The company provides wastewater and water services. As of May 2023, United Utilities has a market cap of $8.95 Billion.

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

How many patents does United Utilities have?

United Utilities has a total of 134 patents globally. These patents belong to 39 unique patent families. Out of 134 patents, 33 patents are active.

How Many Patents did United Utilities File Every Year?

United Utilities 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 GrantUnited Utilities Applications FiledUnited Utilities Patents Granted
202216
202021
2019610
201892
201712
201641
2015201
20145
20132
20118

How many United Utilities patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

United Utilities Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did United Utilities File in Different Countries?

United Utilities Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which United Utilities Filed Patents

CountryPatent
United Kingdom23
United States Of America15
Europe14
Germany11
Japan6
Austria6
Australia6
Canada5
India4
Philippines3
China2
Hungary2
Denmark2
Spain2
Russia1
Estonia1
Mexico1
Slovakia1
Portugal1
Colombia1
Brazil1
Cyprus1
Norway1
Czech Republic1
Poland1
Bulgaria1
Serbia1
Chile1
Slovenia1
Lithuania1
Malta1
South Africa1
Africa1
Croatia1

Where are Research Centers of United Utilities Patents Located?

R&D Centres of United Utilities

10 Best United Utilities Patents

US6929744B2 is the most popular patent in the United Utilities portfolio. It has received 19 citations so far from companies like Applied Materials, Dvo Licensing, Bl Technologies.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of United Utilities:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6929744B219
US6829566B218
US20040148113A118
WO2009071878A19
WO2005051852A17
WO2003040047A17
WO2015104554A16
US7892310B25
US20160329588A14
US7150826B23

What are United Utilities key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by United Utilities?

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

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

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