Nestec S.A Patent Portfolio Statistics

Nestec S.A.

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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 Nestec S.A. look like?

Total Applications: 3,590
Granted Patents: 2,091
Grant Index 62.31 %
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 1,265 (37.69%)
In-Process Applications: 234
Average Grant Time: 3.18 Years
Average Office Actions: 2.32

Which Technology Area Nestec S.A. is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
1761 Oraganic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions 376
1792 342
1791 277
1793 267
3742 Refrigeration, Vaporization, Ventilation, AndCombustion 242

How many patents are Nestec S.A. filing every year?

Year Total Applications
2022 0*
2021 1*
2020 50
2019 106
2018 242

*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 Nestec S.A. in USPTO?

Publication number: US20180317694A1
Application number: 15/772,286

The invention relates to a capsule holder (2) for a beverage preparation machine, said capsule holder (2) comprising a cavity for receiving an ingredient capsule for beverage preparation, the capsule holder (2) comprising communication means (6) for communicating with a main assembly of a beverage preparation machine adapted to receive said capsule holder. The communication means (6) has a variable element, and the capsule holder (2) comprises electronic circuitry configured to set a state of said variable element. The communication means makes (6) it possible to provide to the rest of a beverage preparation machine a signal according to which an operating parameter of the machine may be based. In some embodiments, such a capsule holder (2) may be used to transform a manual beverage preparation machine into a machine having an automated operating parameter, e.g. an automated flow-stop capability. The invention also relates to a beverage preparation machine comprising such a capsule holder (2).

Publication date: 2018-11-08
Applicant: Nestec S.A.
Inventors: Rognon Vincent

Publication number: US20170332686A1
Application number: 15/600,210

A method of treating degenerative mitral valve disease (DMVD) in a companion animal having DMVD, a method of preventing DMVD in a companion animal at risk thereof, and a method of maintaining or improving cardiac health in a companion animal. The methods include orally administering to the companion animal a composition containing medium chain triglycerides and optionally one or more of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E, lysine, taurine, magnesium, or sulfur-containing amino acids.

Publication date: 2017-11-23
Applicant: Nestec S.A.
Inventors: Li Qinghong

How are Nestec S.A.’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
15/772,286 Capsule Holder For A Beverage Preparation Machine, Beverage Preparation Machine Comprising Said Capsule Holder Abandoned — Failure to Respond to an Office Action 3726 Hong, John C
15/600,210 Mct-Based Nutrition Blend For Cardiac Protection And Treating Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease In Companion Animals On Appeal — Awaiting Decision by the Board of Appeals 1627 Cruz, Kathrien Ann