Wilo Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Wilo has a total of 1382 patents globally, out of which 749 have been granted. Of these 1382 patents, more than 30% patents are active. Germany is where Wilo has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by other European Countries and China. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Wilo.

Wilo was founded in the year 1872. Company is a European manufacturer of pumps and pump systems for the building technology, water and industrial sectors with headquarters in Dortmund, Germany.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Wilo have?

The founder, Caspar Ludwig Opländer, has 0 patents. The CEO, Oliver Hermes, has 0 patents.

How many patents does Wilo have?

Wilo has a total of 1382 patents globally. These patents belong to 636 unique patent families. Out of 1382 patents, 417 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Wilo File Every Year?

Wilo 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 GrantWilo Applications FiledWilo Patents Granted
20113626
20123820
2013348
2014539
20154411
20163017
20173928
20183329
20193131
20202342
20211826
2022241

How many Wilo patents are Alive/Dead?

Wilo Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Wilo File in Different Countries?

Wilo Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Wilo Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Germany616
Europe387
China76
United States Of America53
Austria37
United Kingdom22
Spain19
Italy19
Luxembourg13
Denmark10
Poland9
Korea (South)8
Australia6
India5
Czech Republic2
Turkey2
Canada2
Russia2
Portugal2
Hungary1
France1
Mexico1
Sweden1
Norway1
Croatia1

Where are Research Centres of Wilo Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Wilo

10 Best Wilo Patents

US6177741B1 is the most popular patent in the Wilo portfolio. It has received 118 citations so far from companies like Delta Electronics, Nidec Corporation, and Hitachi.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6177741B1118
EP0226858A180
US6365998B166
US6091174A56
US5362258A55
US6028386A53
US6033183A50
US6445098B145
US6229240B143
US6175173B143

What are Wilos key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Wilo?

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

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

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Updated on November 9, 2022

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