Waters Corporation has a total of 4165 patents globally, out of which 2268 have been granted. Of these 4165 patents, more than 58% patents are active. United Kingdom is where Waters Corporation has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by USA and Europe. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Waters Corporation.
Waters Corporation was founded in 1958 by James (Jim) Logan Waters. Waters Corporation provides high-performance liquid chromatography products and services. The Company distributes its products worldwide to a wide range of industries such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and environmental testing. Waters also designs, manufactures, sells, and services thermal analysis, rheometry, calorimetry instruments, and related software products. As of May 2022, Waters Corporation has a market cap of $19.53 Billion.
Read about some of the most popular patents of Waters Corporation which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Waters Corporation patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Waters Corporation patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Waters Corporation have?
The Founder James (Jim) Logan Waters has 2 patents and the CEO Udit Batra have 34 patents.
How many patents does Waters Corporation have?
Waters Corporation has a total of 4165 patents globally. These patents belong to 928 unique patent families. Out of 4165 patents, 2441 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Waters Corporation File Every Year?
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 Grant||Waters Corp Applications Filed||Waters Corp Patents Granted|
How many Waters Corporation patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Waters Corporation File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Waters Corporation Filed Patents
|United States Of America||803|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||25|
Where are Research Centers of Waters Corporation Patents Located?
10 Best Waters Corporation Patents
US6717130B2 is the most popular patent in the Waters Corporation portfolio. It has received 163 citations so far from companies like Shimadzu Corporation, Micromass Ltd and Thermo Fisher Scientific (Bremen) Gmbh.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Waters Corporation:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Waters Corporation 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 Waters Corporation patent portfolio are Shimadzu Corp, Dh Technologies Development Pte Ltd and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Dh Technologies Development Pte Ltd||30|
|Thermo Fisher Scientific||27|
|Thermo Finnigan Llc||25|
|Bruker Daltonik Gmbh||21|
|Perkinelmer Health Sciences Inc||10|
|Purdue Research Foundation||8|
|Hitachi High-Tech Corporation||4|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Waters Corporation Patents
Top Waters Corporation Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Waters Corporation US Patent Applications were Granted?
Waters Corporation (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 859 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 568 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 81.03%.
Below are the key stats of Waters Corporation patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Waters Corporation?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Womble Bond Dickinson Us Llp||211||80.28%|
|Schmeiser Olsen & Watts Llp||164||81.90%|
|Waters Technologies Corporation||160||77.85%|
|Locke Lord Llp||59||61.11%|
|Kacvinsky Daisak Bluni Pllc||57||85.71%|
|Seyfarth Shaw Llp||42||100.00%|
|Muirhead And Saturnelli Llc||23||78.26%|
|Kacvinsky Daisak Bluni Pllc||21||83.33%|
|Anthony J Janiuk||14||92.86%|
|Paul Hastings Llp||14||100.00%|
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