Woolworths Group Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Woolworths Group has a total of 18 patents globally, out of which 7 have been granted. Of these 18 patents, 0% patents are active. Australia is where Woolworths Group has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by South Africa and Europe, it has generated an annual revenue of $43.13 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, Australia seems to be the main focused R&D center.

Woolworths Group was founded in the year 1924 by Stanley Edward Chatterton, Ernest Robert Williams, Harold Percival Christmas, Cecil Scott Waine and George William Percival Creed. Woolworths Group Limited is a large Australian retailer with operations across Australia and New Zealand. It is the most profitable firm in Australia and the second most profitable in New Zealand. As of February 2022, Woolworths Group has a market cap of $51.35 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Woolworths Group have?

The founder, Stanley Edward Chatterton, Ernest Robert Williams, Harold Percival Christmas, Cecil Scott Waine and George William Percival Creed have 0 patents. The CEO, Bradford Banducci, has 0 patent.

How many patents does Woolworths Group have?

Woolworths Group has a total of 18 patents globally. These patents belong to 6 unique patent families. Out of 18 patents, 0 patents are active.

How many Woolworths Group patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Woolworths Group Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

Woolworths Group Patent Families

How Many Patents did Woolworths Group File Every Year?

Woolworths Group 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.

How Many Patents did Woolworths Group File in Different Countries?

Woolworths Group Worldwide Filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which Woolworths Group Filed Patents

South Africa2
New Zealand2

 Where are Research Centres of Woolworths Group Patents Located?

Woolworths Group R&D Centres

10 Best Woolworths Group Patents

WO2000064649A1 is the most popular patent in the Woolworths Group portfolio. It has received 178 citations so far from companies like The Dow Chemical Company, Vinventions USA, and Wacker-Chemie.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Woolworths Group:

Publication NumberCitation Count

List of Woolworths Group Patents

Woolworths Group PatentsTitle
EP1173312A4Treated closures 2
EP1173313A4Treated closures 3
WO2000064648A1Treated closures 2
WO2000064647A1Treated closures 1
WO2000064649A1Treated closures 3
AU776471B2Treated closures 2
NZ515544BTreated closures 3
NZ515545BTreated closures 2
AU768125B2Treated closures 3
AU2003903959P0Workplace safety system
ZA200109607BTreated closures 3.
ZA200109605BTreated closures 2.
AU2000039492A1Treated closures 1
AU1999PP9894P0Treated closures 3
AU1999PP9892P0Treated closures 1
AU1999PP9893P0Treated closures 2
AU1998PP7093P0Temperature responsive label
AU115513SA Display Rack

In order to speed up the delivery of online grocery orders, Woolworths has implemented its first micro-automation technology in its e-commerce facility.

During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, Woolworths’ online orders skyrocketed, causing temporary shortages and forcing the business to “temporarily stop” its click-and-collect services across the country. Woolworths has since formed relationships with Sherpa, Drive Yellow, and Uber in order to deliver more online orders to customers.

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