Veolia Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Veolia has a total of 5730 patents globally, out of which 3004 have been granted. Of these 5730 patents, more than 54% patents are active. The United States of America is where Veolia has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Veolia is USA & Europe. Parallelly, France and USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and France is the origin country of Veolia.

Veolia was founded in 1853, Veolia is the global leader in optimized resource management. The Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions. Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and replenish them. It also contributes to the sustainable development of communities and industries. As of January 2022, Veolia has a market cap of $25.47 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Veolia have?

The CEO, Antoine Frérot have 0 patents.

How many patents does Veolia have?

Veolia has a total of 5730 patents globally. These patents belong to 1635 unique patent families. Out of 5730 patents, 3140 patents are active.

How many Veolia patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Veolia Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Veolia Patents

How Many Patents did Veolia File Every Year?

Veolia 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 GrantVeolia Applications FiledVeolia Patents Granted
2011304152
2012275176
2013324146
2014314191
2015282181
2016278179
2017430165
2018221207
2019247216
2020190281
202138269

How Many Patents did Veolia File in Different Countries?

Veolia Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Veolia Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America736
China549
Europe498
Canada343
Australia320
France296
Japan234
Brazil165
Germany162
Spain146
South Africa133
Korea (South)132
Denmark111
Mexico104
Singapore85
United Kingdom79
Poland76
Russian Federation75
India73
Austria70
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)57
Israel50
Portugal49
Norway45
Malaysia38
Turkey36
Argentina36
Chile35
Indonesia32
Philippines29
Morocco27
New Zealand25
Gulf Cooperation Council23
Tunisia21
Sweden17
Peru16
Eurasian Patent Organization15
Colombia14
Taiwan13
Hungary13
Slovenia12
Viet Nam11
Ukraine10
Croatia10
African Intellectual Property Organization7
African Regional Industrial Property Organization7
Italy6
Czech Republic5
Lithuania5
Ecuador5
Estonia5
Finland4
Serbia4
Thailand4
Netherlands3
Belgium3
Georgia2
Uruguay2
Saudi Arabia2
Costa Rica2
Cyprus2
Egypt2
Iceland1
Bulgaria1
Latvia1
Guatemala1
Jordan1
Panama1
Dominican Republic1
Luxembourg1
Slovakia1
El Salvador1

Where are Research Centers of Veolia Patents Located?

Research Centers of Veolia Patents

10 Best Veolia Patents

US7172701B2 is the most popular patent in the Veolia portfolio. It has received 118 citations so far from companies like USFilter Corp, Siemens Water Technologies and Evoqua Water Technologies.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7172701B2118
US20100119370A1114
US7147778B1106
US7815804B271
WO2010012691A162
WO2004076026A162
US7189323B252
WO2007135087A151
WO2008071516A150
US7001525B249

Which Companies are using Veolia 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 Veolia patent portfolio are IBM, Oracle and Siemens.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
IBM24
Oracle16
Siemens12
Evoqua Water Technologies11
General Electric11
Microsoft10
Google9
Canon9
Walmart Apollo Llc8
Sap Se7

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Veolia Patents

Top Veolia Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US10621203B291
US20080288889A133
US20080294996A127
US10325272B226
US20080270363A125
US20090006156A121
US20100119370A112
US20050194323A111
US7815804B211
US7447869B210
US20020035327A19
US8670750B29
US8047287B28
US6918215B28
US7353709B28

What Percentage of Veolia US Patent Applications were Granted?

Veolia (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 365 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 268 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 78.36%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Veolia?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Coats & Bennett21372.73%
Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc1787.50%
Holland & Hart Llp1185.71%
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath1080.00%
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt10100.00%
Michael Best & Friedrich785.71%
Morrison & Foerster575.00%
Merchant & Gould4100.00%
Honigman Llp3100.00%
Peter C Lando3100.00%

“In Veolia’s eyes, ecological innovation is local, collaboratively developed, data-driven, high-tech and cost-effective.”

Climate change, resource depletion, biodiversity loss, multiple pollution sources… these pressing concerns have pushed Veolia’s ecological transformation challenge to the top of its priority list. We know that half of the ecological solutions are already in place, while the other half must be developed. The road to tackling these difficulties and allowing everyone to achieve their biological, human, and social requirements with the goal of enhancing living standards and ensuring the sustainability of our world is to drive ecological innovation with and for all of our stakeholders.

Veolia is a big believer in developing collaborations in order to address the unique needs of our clients and to develop technological advancements. The key to promoting and speeding the development of these solutions is to take an integrated strategy to data use.

Veolia’s approach to ecological innovation takes into account a variety of factors, including scientific, technological, commercial, social, and corporate characteristics, in order to develop the new services and markets needed to advance the ecological transformation agenda.

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What are Veolia’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Veolia?

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

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

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Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by Veolia?

Updated on February 22, 2022

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