VF Corporation Patents – Key Insights and Stats

VF Corporation has a total of 1656 patents globally, out of which 1043 have been granted. Of these 1656 patents, more than 66% patents are active. United States of America is where VF Corporation has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and United Kingdom. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of VF Corporation.

VF Corporation was founded in 1899 by John Barbey and Tan Adela . VF Corporation is an international apparel company. The Company owns a broad portfolio of brands in the jeanswear, outerwear, packs, footwear, sportswear, and occupational apparel categories. VF products are marketed to consumers shopping in specialty stores, upscale, traditional department stores, national chains, and mass merchants. As of May 2022, VF Corporation has a market cap of $19.82 Billion.

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

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

The Founder John Barbey and Tan Adela have 0 patents and the CEO Steven E. Rendle has 0 patents.

How many patents does VF Corporation have?

VF Corporation has a total of 1656 patents globally. These patents belong to 469 unique patent families. Out of 1656 patents, 1105 patents are active.

How Many Patents did VF Corporation File Every Year?

VF 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 GrantVF Corporation Applications FiledVF Corporation Patents Granted
20112013
20124517
20135317
201410317
20159532
20169344
201718194
2018258122
2019226185
202096140
202159106
2022527

How many VF Corporation patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

VF Corporation Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did VF Corporation File in Different Countries?

VF Corporation Worldwide Patents

Countries in which VF Corporation Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America336
Europe186
United Kingdom145
Japan145
Canada137
China115
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)81
Korea (South)72
Germany56
Spain49
Taiwan43
Viet Nam29
Australia19
India11
Austria10
Mexico9
Portugal5
Russia5
Indonesia4
New Zealand4
France3
Malaysia3
Philippines3
Singapore3
Hungary2
Denmark2
Poland2
South Africa2
Brazil1
Albania1
Israel1
Italy1
Bulgaria1
Iceland1
Romania1
Sweden1

Where are Research Centers of VF Corporation Patents Located?

Research Centers of VF Corporation Patents

10 Best VF Corporation Patents

US20070199210A1 is the most popular patent in the VF Corporation portfolio. It has received 197 citations so far from companies like Nike, Under Armour and Chez Nous Brands, Inc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20070199210A1197
US7082701B2127
USD850083S1122
US7762008B1112
US7010872B2109
US7287342B2104
USD470998S1101
USD849382S1100
USD843098S197
USD859801S188

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What are VF Corporation’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by VF Corporation?

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

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

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