YPF Patents – Key Insights and Stats

YPF has a total of 288 patents globally, out of which 188 have been granted. Of these 288 patents, more than 77% patents are active. Argentina is where YPF has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Brazil. Parallelly, Argentina seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of YPF.

YPF was founded in the year 1922. The Company operates as an energy company. The Company offers development and production of conventional and unconventional gas and oil from renewable sources such as wind, sun, land and water. As of May 2023, the market cap of YPF is $9.02 Billion.

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

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

The founders Hipolito Yrigoyen has 0 patent and Enrique Mosconi has 1 patent. The CEO Pablo Iuliano has 0 patent.

How many patents does YPF have?

YPF has a total of 288 patents globally. These patents belong to 208 unique patent families. Out of 288 patents, 222 patents are active.

How Many Patents did YPF File Every Year?

YPF 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 GrantYPF Applications FiledYPF Patents Granted
20232
20221313
20212221
2020197
20195523
20183732
20172118
2016123
201582
20149
20139

How many YPF patents are Alive/Dead?

YPF Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did YPF File in Different Countries?

YPF Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which YPF Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Argentina155
United States Of America49
Brazil19
Chile13
Colombia10
Ecuador9
Uruguay9
Europe6
Mexico3
Bolivia3
Peru3
Paraguay1
China1
Canada1
Germany1

Where are Research Centres of YPF Patents Located?

R&D Centers of YPF

 10 Best YPF Patents

US20040009572A1 is the most popular patent in the YPF portfolio. It has received 33 citations so far from companies like Fuji Photo Film, Caterpillar and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20040009572A133
US20140365179A124
US6737174B115
US20140096836A115
US20150135797A114
US20160222143A110
EP1873349A19
US20200207927A18
US20160237338A15
WO2013168113A15

What Percentage of YPF US Patent Applications were Granted?

YPF (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 5 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 4 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 80.0%.

Below are the key stats of YPF patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for YPF?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch250.00%
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld1100.00%
Muncy Geissler Olds & Lowe1100.00%
Venable1100.00%

What are YPF key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by YPF?

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

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

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