Shell Oil Company Patent Portfolio Statistics

Shell Oil Company

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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 Shell Oil Company look like?

Total Applications: 4,563
Granted Patents: 3,064
Grant Index 68.73 %
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 1,394 (31.27%)
In-Process Applications: 103
Average Grant Time: 2.87 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.6

Which Technology Area Shell Oil Company is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
3672 Wells, Earth Boring/Moving/Working, Excavating, Mining, Harvesters, Bridges, Roads, Petroleum, Closures, Connections, and Hardware 420
1771 Chemical Apparatus, Separation and Purification, Liquid and Gas Contact Apparatus 401
1772 Chemical Apparatus, Separation and Purification, Liquid and Gas Contact Apparatus 272
3676 Wells, Earth Boring/Moving/Working, Excavating, Mining, Harvesters, Bridges, Roads, Petroleum, Closures, Connections, and Hardware 228
1797 Food, Analytical Chemistry, Sterilization, Biochemistry, Electrochemistry 196

How many patents are Shell Oil Company filing every year?

Year Total Applications
2022 0*
2021 35*
2020 41
2019 58
2018 121

*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 Shell Oil Company in USPTO?

Publication number: US20220025752A1
Application number: 17/483,033

Abstract:
An acid-generating fluid includes a thermally activated strong acid precursor. The thermally activated strong acid precursor can include a component selected from aldehydes, ketones, and combinations thereof, in combination with a precursor of a compound adapted to react to liberate sulfur dioxide; or it can include sulfur dioxide in combination with a precursor of a compound adapted to react to liberate a component selected from aldehydes, ketones, and combinations thereof.

Publication date: 2022-01-27
Applicant: Shell Oil Company
Inventors: Paul Richard Weider


Publication number:
Application number: 17/428,147

Abstract:
None

Publication date:
Applicant: Shell Oil Company
Inventors: Jean Rafael Sablong


Publication number:
Application number: 17/424,982

Abstract:
None

Publication date:
Applicant: Shell Oil Company
Inventors: Indranil Rudra


How are Shell Oil Company’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
17/483,033 Thermally Activated Strong Acids OPAP Central, Docket
17/428,147 Process For Preparing Sulfur Containing Organosilane Polymers
17/424,982 An Electric Energy Storage Device Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/378,039 Catalyst For Use In The Catalytic Reduction Of Sulfur Contained In A Gas Stream And Methods Of Making And Using Such Catalyst OPAP Central, Docket
17/423,036 Fuel Composition With Lubricity Additives Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination 1771 Mcavoy, Ellen M