AeroVironment has a total of 1232 patents globally, out of which 560 have been granted. Of these 1232 patents, more than 53% patents are active. The United States of America is where AeroVironment has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Korea (South). Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of AeroVironment.
AeroVironment was founded in 1971 by Paul MacCready. AeroVironment designs, develops, and produces small unmanned aircraft and fast charge systems for electric industrial vehicle batteries. The Company offers long range tracking antenna, sensors, and missile systems. AeroVironment markets its products in the United States. As of September 2022, AeroVironment has a market cap of $2.50 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of AeroVironment which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find AeroVironment patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over AeroVironment patent portfolio.
How many patents do the Founder and CEO of AeroVironment have?
The Founder Paul MacCready 59 has patents and CEO Wahid Nawabi has 0 patents.
How many patents does AeroVironment have?
AeroVironment has a total of 1232 patents globally. These patents belong to 205 unique patent families. Out of 1232 patents, 656 patents are active.
How Many Patents did AeroVironment File Every Year?
Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.
|Year of Patents Filing or Grant||AeroVironment Applications Filed||AeroVironment Patents Granted|
How many AeroVironment patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did AeroVironment File in Different Countries?
Countries in which AeroVironment Filed Patents
|United States Of America||329|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||4|
Where are Research Centers of AeroVironment Patents Located?
10 Best AeroVironment Patents
US6666796B1 is the most popular patent in the AeroVironment portfolio. It has received 203 citations so far from companies like Honda Motor, Icon Health & Fitness Inc, and Bionx Medical Technologies Inc.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of AeroVironment:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using AeroVironment Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies in the AeroVironment patent portfolio are DJI Technology, Boeing and Textron Innovations.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of patents|
|Honda Motor Company||5|
|Aurora Flight Sciences||5|
|Bell Textron Inc||5|
|Ford Global Technologies||5|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on AeroVironment Patents
Top AeroVironment Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of AeroVironment US Patent Applications were Granted?
AeroVironment (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 367 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 279 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 88.01%.
Below are the key stats of AeroVironment patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for AeroVironment?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Concept Ip Llp||161||93.85%|
|Balzan Intellectual Property Law||67||83.61%|
|John A Griecci||59||98.25%|
|Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton||5||100.00%|
|Dorsey & Whitney||4||100.00%|
|Steele Ip Law||2||50.00%|
|Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney||1||100.00%|
|Christopher E Fisher||1||100.00%|
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