What Did The Patent Landscape of TotalEnergies Look Like?

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TotalEnergies is a French multinational energy company that was founded in 1924. Formerly known as Total, the company changed its name to TotalEnergies in May 2021 to reflect its shift towards a more diversified energy mix that includes renewable energies. TotalEnergies operates in over 130 countries and has a strong presence in the oil and gas industry, as well as in electricity production and sales, renewable energy, and chemicals 

TotalEnergies has a total of 12167 patents globally. Out of 12167 patents, 1915 patents are active. 

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

What Did The Patent Landscape Of TotalEnergies Look Like?

What Did The Patent Landscape Of TotalEnergies 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 TotalEnergies

Publication Type 

Simple Legal Status 

Legal State 

Count of Publications 

APPLICATION 

DEAD 

LAPSED 

1434 

EXPIRED 

1045 

ABANDONED 

727 

WITHDRAWN 

660 

DISCONTINUATION 

426 

NON-PAYMENT 

342 

CEASED 

183 

REJECTED 

170 

REVOKED 

66 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

840 

PENDING 

EXAMINATION 

412 

PUBLISHED 

227 

UNDETERMINED 

UNDETERMINED 

66 

PATENT 

DEAD 

EXPIRED 

2539 

ABANDONED 

584 

NON-PAYMENT 

513 

CEASED 

489 

DISCONTINUATION 

66 

REVOKED 

66 

WITHDRAWN 

66 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

779 

PENDING 

EXAMINATION 

66 

UNDETERMINED 

UNDETERMINED 

66 

UTILITY MODEL 

DEAD 

NON-PAYMENT 

210 

EXPIRED 

119 

DOUBLE 

66 

CEASED 

66 

ABANDONED 

66 

WITHDRAWN 

66 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

164 

PENDING 

PUBLISHED 

66 

DESIGN 

DEAD 

EXPIRED 

66 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

66 

OTHERS 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

66 

Technology Domain-wise Patent Trend in TotalEnergies

What Did The Patent Landscape Of TotalEnergies Look Like?

The chart above distributes patents filed till 2021 in TotalEnergies 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-5456684-A 

125 

133 

299 

354 

114 

1025 

US-5219740-A 

119 

163 

145 

195 

97 

719 

US-6270916-B1 

6 

7 

9 

322 

344 

688 

US-804229-A 

24 

5 

1 

315 

337 

682 

US-4861719-A 

124 

129 

170 

99 

61 

583 

US-6672018-B2 

3 

91 

205 

209 

68 

576 

US-5425740-A 

45 

65 

189 

220 

57 

576 

US-4949256-A 

183 

117 

106 

36 

8 

450 

WO-1995007271-A1 

98 

68 

170 

65 

11 

412 

US-6187062-B1 

19 

91 

185 

66 

42 

403 

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

What Did The Patent Landscape Of TotalEnergies Look Like?

IPC Classification Wise Patent Trend In TotalEnergies

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 

PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY (H01M) 

1038 

576 

55 

MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS OBTAINED BY REACTIONS ONLY INVOLVING CARBON-TO-CARBON UNSATURATED BONDS (C08F) 

895 

331 

37 

COMPOSITIONS OF MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS (C08L) 

736 

275 

37 

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

614 

244 

40 

ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS (C07C) 

552 

223 

40 

SPRINGS; SHOCK-ABSORBERS; MEANS FOR DAMPING VIBRATION (F16F) 

517 

279 

54 

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES; ELECTRIC SOLID STATE DEVICES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (H01L) 

466 

124 

27 

PIPES; JOINTS OR FITTINGS FOR PIPES; SUPPORTS FOR PIPES, CABLES OR PROTECTIVE TUBING; MEANS FOR THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL (F16L) 

411 

230 

56 

PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES (A61K) 

385 

42 

11 

EARTH OR ROCK DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS (E21B) 

384 

153 

40 

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