Zimmer Biomet has a total of 10221 patents globally, out of which 6406 have been granted. Of these 10221 patents, more than 51% patents are active. The United States of America is where Zimmer Biomet has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by European Countries. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Zimmer Biomet.
Zimmer Biomet was founded in 1927 by Bryan Huffman, J. J. Ettinger and Justin O. Zimmer. The company designs, develops, manufactures, and markets medical equipment. It offers orthopaedic, dental, and spinal reconstructive implants, as well as bone cement and related surgical products. Zimmer Biomet Holdings serves patients worldwide. As of October 2022, the market cap of Zimmer Biomet is $22.686 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Zimmer Biomet which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Zimmer Biomet patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Zimmer Biomet patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and CEO of Zimmer Biomet have?
The founders, Bryan Huffman, J. J. Ettinger and Justin O Zimmer, have 0, 33 and 70 patents respectively. The CEO, Bryan C. Hanson, has 0 patents.
How many patents does Zimmer Biomet have?
Zimmer Biomet has a total of 10221 patents globally. These patents belong to 3490 unique patent families. Out of 10221 patents, 5278 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Zimmer Biomet 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||Zimmer Biomet Applications Filed||Zimmer Biomet Patents Granted|
How many Zimmer Biomet patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Zimmer Biomet File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Zimmer Biomet Filed Patents
|United States Of America||4124|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||23|
Where are Research Centres of Zimmer Biomet Patents Located?
10 Best Zimmer Biomet Patents
US6387113B1 is the most popular patent in the Zimmer Biomet portfolio. It has received 1660 citations so far from companies like Incisive Surgical, Restore Medical and Jmea Corp..
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Zimmer Biomet:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Zimmer Biomet 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 Zimmer Biomet patent portfolio are Depuy Synthes, Smith & Nephew and Globus Medical.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Smith & Nephew||135|
|Warsaw Orthopedic Inc||97|
|Howmedica Osteonics Corp||83|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Zimmer Biomet Patents
Top Zimmer Biomet Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|