BYD Patents – Key Insights and Stats

BYD has a total of 29201 patents globally, out of which 19594 have been granted. Of these 29201 patents, more than 64% patents are active. China is where BYD has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by USA and Europe. Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of BYD.

BYD was founded in 1995 by Wang Chuanfu. BYD manufactures automotive products. The Company produces ordinary passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and other products. BYD also operates battery making, rail transportation construction, and other businesses. As of June 2022, BYD has a market cap of $117.46 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of BYD have?

The Founder and the CEO Wang Chuanfu have 487 patents.

How many patents does BYD have?

BYD has a total of 29201 patents globally. These patents belong to 23631 unique patent families. Out of 29201 patents, 18968 patents are active.

How Many Patents did BYD File Every Year?

BYD Patents 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 GrantBYD Applications FiledBYD Patents Granted
201112511035
20121292983
20131356978
20141516945
201514891027
201621791028
201726811278
201830081681
201928941040
202024021478
202113192245
2022501632

How many BYD patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

BYD Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did BYD File in Different Countries?

BYD Worldwide Patents

Countries in which BYD Filed Patents

CountryPatents
China23346
United States Of America1009
Europe957
Germany379
Korea (South)361
Japan326
Taiwan137
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)122
India116
United Kingdom106
Brazil90
Canada47
Australia35
Austria32
Singapore26
Argentina22
Chile21
Russia17
Philippines17
Eurasia15
Turkey14
Macao11
Mexico11
Viet Nam10
Norway10
Malaysia9
Indonesia9
Switzerland9
Denmark6
Israel6
Saudi Arabia2
Spain2
Hungary1
South Africa1
Colombia1
Poland1
New Zealand1

Where are Research Centers of BYD Patents Located?

Research Centers of BYD Patents

10 Best BYD Patents

USD680524S1 is the most popular patent in the BYD portfolio. It has received 226 citations so far from companies like Samsung, Apple and LG.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
USD680524S1226
CN102002722A149
CN202455130U117
US20040251872A1104
US20050130042A189
CN102055226A88
CN101281961A87
USD593233S182
CN202076386U80
CN102542843A78

Which Companies are using BYD 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 BYD patent portfolio are Samsung, LG and Hyundai.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Samsung68
LG34
Hyundai Motor Company23
Toyota17
Robert Bosch Gmbh17
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc17
Ford Global Technologies Llc14
Kia Motors11
Panasonic11
Honda Motor Company7

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on BYD Patents

Top BYD Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8478466B216
US20040251872A113
US8148015B212
US8276695B212
US8193770B29
US20050130042A19
US7598703B29
US7768229B29
US8202644B28
US8052897B28
US7833661B27
US20080233470A17
US8062560B26
US20090159354A16
US8092936B26

What Percentage of BYD US Patent Applications were Granted?

BYD (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 898 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 539 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 69.1%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for BYD?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Llp16967.55%
Anova Law Group Pllc16672.50%
Calfee Halter & Griswold Llp13562.37%
Crowell Bgl8862.50%
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner8567.06%
Alston & Bird Llp4463.64%
Venture Pacific Law Pc3666.67%
Morgan Lewis & Bockius Llp31100.00%
Jones Day27100.00%
Greenberg Traurig Llp2568.00%

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What are BYD key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by BYD?

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

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

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