W.W. Grainger Patents – Key Insights and Stats

W.W. Grainger has a total of 88 patents globally, out of which 56 have been granted. Of these 88 patents, more than 64% patents are active. Europe is where W.W. Grainger has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United Kingdom and Italy, it has generated an annual revenue of $13 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, Europe seems to be the main focused R&D center of W.W. Grainger.

W.W. Grainger was founded in the year 1927 by William W. “Bill” Grainger. Company is doing business in industrial supply of motors. As of May 2022, W.W. Grainger has a market cap of $23.08 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of W.W. Grainger have?

The founder, William W. “Bill” Grainger has 0 patents. The CEO, Donald G. Macpherson has 0 patents.

How many patents does W.W. Grainger have?

W.W. Grainger has a total of 88 patents globally. These patents belong to 36 unique patent families. Out of 88 patents, 57 patents are active.

How Many Patents did W.W. Grainger File Every Year?

W.W. Grainger 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 GrantW.W. Grainger Applications FiledW.W. Grainger Patents Granted
201153
20121311
201342
2014148
201585
201642
201721
201843
2019
2020
202111
202211

How many W.W. Grainger patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

W.W. Grainger Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did W.W. Grainger File in Different Countries?

W.W. Grainger Worldwide Patent Filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which W.W. Grainger Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Europe29
United Kingdom23
Italy15
Argentina5
United States Of America3
Canada2
Australia1
Uruguay1
Iceland1
Germany1
Switzerland1
New Zealand1
Israel1

Where are Research Centers of W.W. Grainger Patents Located?

Research Centers of W.W. Grainger Patents

10 Best W.W. Grainger Patents

US6490950B2 is the most popular patent in the W.W. Grainger portfolio. It has received 37 citations so far from companies like Milwaukee Electric Tool, Rote Mate Industry, and Lea Way Hand Tool.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of W.W. Grainger:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6490950B237
US7614203B231
WO2011048191A18
US9932771B17
GB2405365B2
WO2008149270A11
EU0088479740004S0
EU0084801640009S0
EU0058268980003S0
EU0057700050002S0

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What are W.W. Grainger key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by W.W. Grainger?

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

R&D Focus: How has W.W. Grainger‘s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on May 19, 2022

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