CATL, short for Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited, has a total of 8114 patents globally, out of which 3640 have been granted. Of these 8114 patents, more than 87% patents are active. China is where CATL has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by countries in Europe and USA, it has generated an annual revenue of $14.17 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of CATL.
CATL was founded in the year 2011 by Robin Zeng. CATL is a Chinese battery and technology business that focuses on lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and energy storage systems, as well as battery management systems (BMS). As of April 2022, CATL has a market cap of $165.95 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of CATL which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find CATL’ patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over CATL’ patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of CATL have?
The founder and CEO, Robin Zeng, has 239 patents.
How Many Patents did CATL File Every Year?
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||CATL Applications Filed||CATL Patents Granted|
How many patents does CATL have?
CATL has a total of 8114 patents globally. These patents belong to 5154 unique patent families. Out of 8114 patents, 7061 patents are active.
How many CATL patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did CATL File in Different Countries?
Countries in which CATL Filed Patents
|United States Of America||896|
Where are Research Centres of CATL Patents Located?
10 Best CATL Patents
CN108281662A is the most popular patent in the CATL portfolio. It has received 66 citations so far from companies like Shenzhen Xinyuan Flexible Technology, Huizhou Yiwei Lithium Energy, and Flextronics Technology.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of CATL:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using CATL 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 CATL patent portfolio are Samsung SDI, LG, and Toyota.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Ford Global Technologies||3|
|Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd||1|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on CATL Patents
Top CATL Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
In 2021, CATL introduced its first-generation sodium-ion battery, as well as its AB battery pack solution, which can combine sodium-ion and lithium-ion cells into a single pack. Sodium-ion batteries will give a new solution for the use of clean energy and transportation electrification.
CATL’s first generation of sodium-ion batteries, which are based on a series of chemistry system breakthroughs, have high energy density, fast charging capabilities, exceptional thermal stability, great low-temperature performance, and high integration efficiency, among other features. CATL’s sodium-ion battery cell has an energy density of up to 160Wh/kg and can charge to 80 percent SOC in 15 minutes at normal temperature.
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