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Illinois Tool Works Inc Patent Portfolio Statistics

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Illinois Tool Works Inc`s Profile

This article summarizes the perfomance of the assignee in the recent years. The overall statistics for this portfolio help to analyze the areas where the assignee is performing well. The filing trend, perfomance across the tech centers and the perfomance of the recent applications has been mentioned below. All the stats are calculated based on the perfomance in USPTO.

How does the overall patent portfolio of Illinois Tool Works Inc look like?

Total Applications: 246
Granted Patents: 177
Grant Index 74.68 %
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 60 (25.32%)
In-Process Applications: 9
Average Grant Time: 2.98 Years
Average Office Actions: 2.43

Which Technology Area Illinois Tool Works Inc is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
3677 Wells, Earth Boring/Moving/Working, Excavating, Mining, Harvesters, Bridges, Roads, Petroleum, Closures, Connections, and Hardware 66
3632 Static Structures, Supports and Furniture 16
3749 Refrigeration, Vaporization, Ventilation, AndCombustion 12
3657 Material and Article Handling 10
3673 Wells, Earth Boring/Moving/Working, Excavating, Mining, Harvesters, Bridges, Roads, Petroleum, Closures, Connections, and Hardware 9

How many patents are Illinois Tool Works Inc filing every year?

Year Total Applications
2022 0*
2021 4*
2020 0
2019 1
2018 0

*The drop in the number of applications filed in last two years compared to previous years is because applications can take up to 18 months to get published

Recently filed patent applications of Illinois Tool Works Inc in USPTO?

Publication number: US20180050426A1

Abstract:
A system, apparatus, and method in which an induction head is used to impinge an electromagnetic force field on a molten metal bead to shape same, e.g., to flatten same.

Publication date: 2018-02-22
Applicant: Illinois Tool Works Inc
Inventors: Dennis Sigl


Publication number: US20150251344A1

Abstract:
A lead frame for insert molding in a plastic body is provided with an opening defining an edge suitable for detection by pattern recognition systems. During the insert molding process, a pin is positioned in the opening so that the opening remains void of plastic following the injection molding process.

Publication date: 2015-09-10
Applicant: Illinois Tool Works Inc
Inventors: M Ronald Smith


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Abstract:
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Publication date:
Applicant: Illinois Tool Works Inc
Inventors: Lepper Mark O


How are Illinois Tool Works Inc’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
15239381 Induction Weld Bead Shaping Patented Case 3761 Jennison, Brian W
14714741 Methods Of Manufacturing A Pattern Recoginition Feature On A Molded Lead Frame Patented Case 3729 Nguyen, Donghai D
61991653 Hydrophobic Sealing Fastener Assembly Provisional Application Expired
29471920 Bottle Patented Case 2921 Colan, Gino
13688070 Anti-Blocking Adhesive-Coated Substrate, And A Method For Making The Same Patented Case 1781 Simone, Catherine A