What Did The Patent Landscape of Kellogg Look Like?

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Kellogg Company, commonly known as Kellogg’s, is a multinational food manufacturing company renowned for its breakfast cereals and snacks. It was established on February 19, 1906, by Will Keith Kellogg and is headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. 

As of April 2023, Kellogg’s market capitalization stood at approximately $23 billion.  

Kellogg has a total of 4045 patent families globally. Out of 4045patent Families, 251 patent Families are active   

Have a look at some of the most well-known patents held by Kellogg that we have covered in this article. You can also get information on Kellogg patents, the global patent filing activity country-wise, its historical patent filing trends, and many more statistics regarding Kellogg’s patent portfolio.   

Patent-Application Success Trend Year Wise in Kellogg

What Did The Patent Landscape of Kellogg Look Like?

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 Kellogg

Publication Type 

Simple Legal Status 

Legal State 

Count of Publications 

PATENT 

DEAD 

EXPIRED 

3151 

CEASED 

39 

NON-PAYMENT 

28 

ABANDONED 

22 

DISCONTINUATION 

22 

REVOKED 

22 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

88 

PENDING 

EXAMINATION 

22 

APPLICATION 

DEAD 

LAPSED 

175 

EXPIRED 

120 

DISCONTINUATION 

66 

WITHDRAWN 

36 

ABANDONED 

30 

CEASED 

22 

NON-PAYMENT 

22 

REJECTED 

22 

REVOKED 

22 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

82 

RESTORATION 

22 

PENDING 

EXAMINATION 

26 

PUBLISHED 

22 

UNDETERMINED 

UNDETERMINED 

22 

DESIGN 

DEAD 

EXPIRED 

70 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

37 

UTILITY MODEL 

DEAD 

EXPIRED 

22 

NON-PAYMENT 

22 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

22 

OTHERS 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

22 

Technology Domain-wise Patent Trend in Kellogg

What Did The Patent Landscape of Kellogg Look Like?

The chart above distributes patents filed till 2021 in Kellogg 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. 

Publication Number 

Year Wise Break Down 

Count of Citing Patents 

< 2006 

2006-2010 

2011-2015 

2016-2020 

>2020 

US-3606878-A 

104 

52 

73 

28 

10 

267 

US-6357526-B1 

8 

78 

127 

33 

5 

251 

US-20070239101-A1 

0 

3 

34 

148 

63 

248 

US-4584625-A 

30 

65 

63 

54 

5 

217 

US-4407973-A 

61 

30 

89 

10 

3 

193 

US-5464642-A 

78 

36 

19 

5 

1 

139 

WO-2000078455-A1 

16 

41 

22 

29 

29 

137 

US-5325673-A 

29 

39 

24 

19 

7 

118 

WO-1998007019-A1 

38 

38 

21 

6 

14 

117 

US-5464643-A 

55 

33 

20 

5 

0 

113 

Who Were The Leading Patent Filers Countries Till 2021 In Kellogg? 

What Did The Patent Landscape of Kellogg Look Like?

IPC Classification Wise Patent Trend In Kellogg

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. 

IPC Classification 

Number of Applications 

Number of Granted 

% Granted 

CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY; THEIR RELEVANT APPARATUS (B01J) 

320 

254 

79 

ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS (C07C) 

297 

243 

82 

CRACKING HYDROCARBON OILS; PRODUCTION OF LIQUID HYDROCARBON MIXTURES, e.g. BY DESTRUCTIVE HYDROGENATION, OLIGOMERISATION, POLYMERISATION; RECOVERY OF HYDROCARBON OILS FROM OIL-SHALE, OIL-SAND, OR GASES; REFINING MIXTURES MAINLY CONSISTING OF HYDROCARBONS; REFORMING OF NAPHTHA; MINERAL WAXES (C10G) 

292 

223 

76 

FOODS, FOODSTUFFS, OR NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES OR A21D A23B-A23J; THEIR PREPARATION OR TREATMENT, e.g. COOKING, MODIFICATION OF NUTRITIVE QUALITIES, PHYSICAL TREATMENT ; PRESERVATION OF FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS, IN GENERAL (A23L) 

218 

119 

55 

NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS; COMPOUNDS THEREOF (C01B) 

136 

105 

77 

TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION (H04M) 

119 

119 

100 

SEPARATION (B01D) 

94 

68 

72 

SELECTING (H04Q) 

91 

91 

100 

CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES (B65D) 

74 

32 

43 

TREATMENT, e.g. PRESERVATION, OF FLOUR OR DOUGH FOR BAKING, e.g. BY ADDITION OF MATERIALS; BAKING; BAKERY PRODUCTS; PRESERVATION THEREOF (A21D) 

72 

28 

39 

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