Burger King Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Burger King has a total of 82 patents globally, out of which 65 have been granted. Of these 82 patents, more than 76% patents are active. United States of America is where Burger King has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Spain, it has generated an annual revenue of $1.81 billion in the fiscal year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center of Burger King.

Burger King was founded in the year 1954 by James McLamore and David Edgerton. Company is doing business in fast food chains.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Burger King have?

The founders, James McLamore and David Edgerton have 0 patents respectively. The CEO, Daniel S. Schwartz has 0 patents.

How many patents does Burger King have?

Burger King has a total of 82 patents globally. These patents belong to 25 unique patent families. Out of 82 patents, 63 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Burger King File Every Year?

Burger King 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 GrantBurger King Applications FiledBurger King Patents Granted
2011110
201285
201314
20145
2015611
20161
2017312
201814
201945
20203
20211

How many Burger King patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Burger King Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Burger King File in Different Countries?

Burger King Worldwide Patent Filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which Burger King Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America15
Canada13
Europe6
Spain6
China5
Germany4
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
Portugal3
Mexico2
United Kingdom2
Denmark2
Poland2
Croatia2
Cyprus2
Slovenia2
Japan2
Philippines1
Albania1
Hungary1
Lithuania1
Russia1
Australia1

Where are Research Centers of Burger King Patents Located?

Research Centers of Burger King Patents

10 Best Burger King Patents

US20040208961A1 is the most popular patent in the Burger King portfolio. It has received 47 citations so far from companies like Restaurant Technology, Momentum Machines, and Panasonic.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Burger King:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20040208961A147
US7222563B216
US7921767B213
US20040033297A113
USD679198S112
USD695608S111
USD796258S110
CN103492538A10
US8033213B29
US7089850B27

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What are Burger King Key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Burger King?

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

R&D Focus: How has Burger King search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on June 1, 2022

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