AutoZone Patents – Key Insights and Stats

AutoZone has a total of 20 patents globally, out of which 13 have been granted. Of these 20 patents, 55% patents are active. United States of America is where AutoZone has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Mexico, it has generated an annual revenue of $14.63 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of AutoZone.

AutoZone was founded in the year 1979 by Pitt Hyde. Company is doing business in aftermarket automotive parts and accessories. As of March 2022, AutoZone has a market cap of $37.62 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of AutoZone have?

The founder, Pitt Hyde has 0 patents respectively. The CEO, William C. Rhodes III has 0 patents.

How many patents does AutoZone have?

AutoZone has a total of 20 patents globally. These patents belong to 10 unique patent families. Out of 20 patents, 11 patents are active.

How Many Patents did AutoZone File Every Year?

AutoZone 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 GrantAutoZone Applications FiledAutoZone Patents Granted
2011
2012
2013
20142
2015
201611
201721
201811
2019
202032
202122

How many AutoZone patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

AutoZone Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

AutoZone patent portfolio

How Many Patents did AutoZone File in Different Countries?

AutoZone Worldwide Filing

Countries in which AutoZone Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America14
Canada2
Mexico2

Where are Research Centers of AutoZone Patents Located?

AutoZone R&D Centers

10 Best AutoZone Patents

US9513789B2 is the most popular patent in the AutoZone portfolio. It has received 11 citations so far from companies like Hyundai Motor, Ford Global Technologies, and Snap-On.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of AutoZone:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US9513789B211
US20040191615A16
US10156960B25
US10606445B23
US6986250B22
US10852910B22
USD490056S12
USD490055S12
USD490054S11
USD489683S11

What Percentage of AutoZone US Patent Applications were Granted?

AutoZone (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 5 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 3 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 75%.

Below are the key stats of AutoZone patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for AutoZone?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Alston & Bird Llp2100.00%
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Llp1100.00%
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Llp Legacy Sp10.00%

List of AutoZone Patents

AutoZone PatentsTitle
US11188191B2Vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
US20210365883A1Systems and methods for generating and displaying real-time delivery estimates
US20210342792A1Systems and apparatuses facilitating a do-it-yourself experience-based repair solution
US11093906B2Systems and apparatuses facilitating a do-it-yourself experience-based repair solution
US10852910B2Vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
US10606445B2Vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
US10156960B2Vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
US9513789B2Vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
US6986250B2Master cylinder bleeding tool
US20040191615A1Battery cover
USD490056S1Battery cover
USD490055S1Battery cover
USD490054S1Battery cover
USD489683S1Battery cover
CA2868573CVehicle diagnostic systems and methods
CA2960243A1Systems and apparatuses facilitating a do-it-yourself experience-based repair solution
WO2005080167A1Master cylinder bleeding tool
WO2004088771A3Battery cover
MX2021006033ASystems and methods to generate and deploy real-time delivery estimates
MX233451BImproved test device for alternator / starter.
Updated on March 11, 2022

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