Alliant Techsystems Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Alliant Techsystems has a total of 501 patents globally, out of which 269 have been granted. Of these 501 patents, more than 10% patents are active. The Europe is where Alliant Techsystems has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and Germany. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Alliant Techsystems.

Alliant Techsystems was founded in 1990. The Company designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems. The Company offers launch vehicles, satellites, composite aerospace structures, tactical missiles, subsystems, defense electronics and precision weapons.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of Alliant Techsystems which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Alliant Techsystems patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Alliant Techsystems patent portfolio.

How many patents does the CEO of Alliant Techsystems have?

The CEO Mark W. DeYoung has 0 patent

How many patents does Alliant Techsystems have?

Alliant Techsystems has a total of 501 patents globally. These patents belong to 238 unique patent families. Out of 501 patents, 54 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Alliant Techsystems File Every Year?

Alliant Techsystems Patent Filing Trend 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 Alliant Techsystems Applications Filed Alliant Techsystems Patents Granted
2023 1
2022 1 1
2021 1 1
2020 1 1
2019 1 1
2017 2 3
2016 2 7
2015 1 11
2014 20 14
2013 20 12
2012 22 11


How many Alliant Techsystems patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Alliant Techsystems Patent PortfolioHow Many Patents did Alliant Techsystems File in Different Countries?

Alliant Techsystems Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Alliant Techsystems Filed Patents

Company Country
Europe 101
Japan 55
Germany 47
United States Of America 29
Austria 21
Spain 20
Mexico 18
Australia 17
Korea (South) 15
Canada 12
France 12
India 11
China 10
United Kingdom 10
Norway 8
Sweden 4
Malaysia 3
Singapore 3
Russia 3
South Africa 2
Egypt 2
Denmark 2
Brazil 2
El Salvador 1
Philippines 1
Taiwan 1
Indonesia 1
New Zealand 1
Poland 1
Colombia 1
Portugal 1

Where are Research Centers of Alliant Techsystems Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Alliant Techsystems

 10 Best Alliant Techsystems Patents

US20090321480A1 is the most popular patent in the Alliant Techsystems portfolio. It has received 72 citations so far from companies like Cytac Technology Limited, Vista Outdoor Operations Llc and Tedder Industries, LLC.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Alliant Techsystems:

Publication Number Citation Count
US20090321480A1 72
US20090301544A1 62
US20090292407A1 58
WO2005011961A1 53
US20070017409A1 43
US20120274147A1 42
US6564860B1 40
US20050126379A1 36
JP2007501140A 36
US20050281968A1 33

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Alliant Techsystems patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Alliant Techsystems invention. They couldn’t because Alliant Techsystems had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 13 Alliant Techsystems patents in 88 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Alliant Techsystems patent portfolio are Xsun, Boeing and Jpmorgan Chase Bank. List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Alliant Techsystems –

Company Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Alliant Techsystems Patents Number of Rejections (102 & 103)
Xsun 2 3
Boeing 2 3
Jpmorgan Chase Bank 2 2
Novozymes 1 2
Applied Nanostructured Solutions 1 1
Sunpower 1 2
Bell Sports 1 1
Millett Industries 1 1
Ammo Technologies 1 2
Shtf Gear 1 4

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Alliant Techsystems Patents

Top Alliant Techsystems Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent Number Count of Rejected Applications
US20090301544A1 9
US20090321480A1 7
US20070017409A1 5
US20090292407A1 5
US6585839B2 4
US6564860B1 3
US20050281968A1 3
US7012107B2 1
US20120274147A1 1
US20050212712A1 1
US20100275484A1 1
US20050126379A1 1
US20040010856A1 1

What are Alliant Techsystems key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Alliant Techsystems?

The chart below distributes patents filed by Alliant Techsystems in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Alliant Techsystems thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has Alliant Techsystems search focus changed over the years?


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