What Did The Patent Landscape of Abbott Look Like?
Abbott is a multinational healthcare company that specializes in the development and manufacture of medical devices, diagnostic equipment, and pharmaceuticals. Established in 1888, Abbott has a long-standing reputation as a leader in the healthcare industry, and its products are used in over 160 countries worldwide. As of April 2023, Abbott’s market capitalization is around $230 billion USD, reflecting the company’s continued success in providing innovative solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges.
Abbott has a total of 13956 patents families globally. Out of 13956 patents families, 1397 patents families are active
Have a look at some of the most well-known patents held by Abbott that we have covered in this article. You can also get information on Abbott patents, the global patent filing activity country-wise, its historical patent filing trends, and many more statistics regarding Abbott’s patent portfolio.
Patent-Application Success Trend Year Wise in Abbott
This chart shows the number of applications filed and the number of grants from these applications. Grant rate is a good indicator to identify successful applications and the graph helps to understand the progress in the technology area.
Detailed Patent Portfolio Of Abbott
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Count of Publications
Technology Domain-wise Patent Trend in Abbott
The chart above distributes patents filed till 2021 in Abbott on the basis of the technology protected in patents. This helps to understand the most frequently used concepts and the key focus areas in the technology space.
Top Publications In The Domain With Their Forward Citation Frequency
The table below depicts the patents with most number of forward citations. These patents are likely to be the source of advancement in the domain and can be considered as valuable and core inventions.
Year Wise Break Down
Count of Citing Patents
Who Were The Leading Patent Filers Countries Till 2021 In Abbott?
IPC Classification Wise Patent Trend In Abbott
The table below represents the top 10 market domains according to their IPC classification where inventors believed it was critical to safeguard certain technical inventions.
Number of Applications
Number of Granted
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES (A61K)
HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS (C07D)
SPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY OF CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS OR MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS (A61P)
INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES (G01N)
FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS (A61F)
DEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR (A61M)
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION (A61B)
ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS (C07C)
MEASURING OR TESTING PROCESSES INVOLVING ENZYMES, NUCLEIC ACIDS OR MICROORGANISMS; COMPOSITIONS OR TEST PAPERS THEREFOR; PROCESSES OF PREPARING SUCH COMPOSITIONS; CONDITION-RESPONSIVE CONTROL IN MICROBIOLOGICAL OR ENZYMOLOGICAL PROCESSES (C12Q)
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