What Did The Patent Landscape of Coca Cola Look Like?
Coca-Cola is one of the most recognized and popular beverage brands in the world. It was first established in 1886 by John Pemberton, a pharmacist from Atlanta, Georgia. Pemberton initially intended Coca-Cola to be a cure for headaches and as a tonic for overall health. However, the drink’s refreshing taste and energizing effect quickly became popular, and Coca-Cola soon became a household name. Over the years, Coca-Cola has expanded its product line to include a wide range of soft drinks, teas, and other beverages, and has become a symbol of American culture and globalization. Today, Coca-Cola is sold in over 200 countries and has a loyal following of fans all over the world.
Coca-Cola has a total of 2568 patents globally. Out of 2568 patents, 587 patents are active.
Have a look at some of the most well-known patents held by Coca-Cola that we have covered in this article. You can also get information on Coca-Cola’s patents, the global patent filing activity country-wise, its historical patent filing trends, and many more statistics regarding Coca-Cola’s patent portfolio.
Patent-Application Success Trend Year Wise in Coca-Cola
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 Coca-Cola
Simple Legal Status
Count of Publications
Technology Domain-wise Patent Trend in Coca-Cola
The chart above distributes patents filed till 2021 in Coca-Cola 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 Coca-Cola?
IPC Classification Wise Patent Trend In Coca-Cola
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
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