Blink Charging Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Blink Charging has a total of 338 patents globally, out of which 191 have been granted. Of these 338 patents, more than 42% patents are active. United States of America is where Blink Charging has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Mexico. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Blink Charging.

Blink Charging was founded in the year 2009. Blink Charging operates as an electric vehicle charging stations. The business creates charging stations for property managers, parking lots, cities, sports arenas, and other public places. As of May 2023, Blink Charging has a market cap of $0.42 Billion.

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

The founder Michael D. Farkas have 1 patent and CEO Brendan Jones have 0 patents.

Blink Charging has a total of 338 patents globally. These patents belong to 79 unique patent families. Out of 338 patents, 144 patents are active.

Blink Charging 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 GrantBlink Charging Applications FiledBlink Charging Patents Granted
20111121
20124220
2013613
20141118
20151910
201675
2017810
201893
20195
20201213
2021135
2022122
20239
Blink Charging Patent Portfolio
Blink Charging Worldwide Patent Filing
CountryPatent
United States Of America170
Canada19
Mexico18
Korea (South)17
Europe17
China13
Japan12
Australia12
Germany7
Brazil7
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)4
Singapore4
Austria3
Israel2
Denmark1
Brunei1
United Kingdom1
Spain1
R&D Centres of Blink Charging

US7282295B2 is the most popular patent in the Blink Charging portfolio. It has received 256 citations so far from companies like Polyplus Battery Company, Toyota and Samsung.

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7282295B2256
US7070632B1240
US6911280B1215
US7282296B2201
US6723140B2183
US6737197B2179
US7282302B2173
US20050186469A1169
US6537701B1159
US6632573B1151

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 88 Blink Charging patents in 1198 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Blink Charging patent portfolio are Sion Power, Robert Bosch and Corning.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Blink Charging –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Blink Charging PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Sion Power793
Robert Bosch649
Corning422
Toyota446
Basf419
Polyplus Battery Company621
Toshiba334
Samsung358
Ohara Corporation215
California Institute Of Technology218
Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8182943B241
US7282295B233
US6723140B221
US7824806B217
US8404388B217
US8652692B217
US9368775B217
US7645543B216
US8368348B214
US20050186469A113
US6911280B112
US7282296B212
US10164289B211
US8129052B210
US20130151293A110

What Technologies are Covered by Blink Charging?

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

R&D Focus: How has Blink Charging search focus changed over the years?

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