Corning Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Corning has a total of 36949 patents globally, out of which 9782 have been granted. Of these 36949 patents, more than 54% patents are active. The United States of America is where Corning has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Corning.

Corning was founded in the year 1851. Corning is a global technology-based company. The Company produces optical fiber, cable, and photonic components for the telecommunications industry, as well as manufactures glass panels, funnels, liquid crystal display glass, and projection video lens assemblies for the information display industry.

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

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

The Founder Amory Houghton has 1 patent and the CEO Wendell Weeks has 174 patents.

How many patents does Corning have?

Corning has a total of 36949 patents globally. These patents belong to 10196 unique patent families. Out of 36949 patents, 20039 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Corning File Every Year?

Corning 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 GrantCorning Applications FiledCorning Patents Granted
202322
2022591345
20211340676
20202363490
201931001595
201830321210
20173236836
20163077510
20153378882
20143206865
201333091270
201226651081
20112347

How many Corning patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Corning Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Corning File in Different Countries?

Corning Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Corning Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America7982
China4786
Europe4115
Japan3974
Korea (South)3118
Taiwan2795
Germany1738
India778
Australia542
Canada463
Mexico279
Viet Nam231
Brazil228
Spain196
Poland172
Russia143
Singapore101
France88
Denmark75
United Kingdom60
Italy56
South Africa40
Netherlands40
Malaysia33
Portugal30
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)29
Indonesia21
Austria18
Hungary16
Israel13
Norway13
Chile10
Colombia8
Croatia7
Turkey6
Lithuania5
Saudi Arabia4
Argentina3
Peru3
United Arab Emirates1
Philippines1

Where are the Research Centers of Corning Patents Located?

Research Centers of Corning Patents

10 Best Corning Patents

US8312739B2 is the most popular patent in the Corning portfolio. It has received 323 citations so far from companies like Apple and Rubicon Technology.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8312739B2323
US20120135226A1307
US8854623B2288
US8913862B1281
US20140126914A1266
US8712200B1246
US8532492B2245
US20130004758A1242
US8218929B2240
US20150071594A1228

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Corning patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 1354 Corning patents in 6622 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Corning patent portfolio are Samsung, Agc Inc and Schott Ag.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Corning –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Corning PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Samsung133318
Agc Inc123318
Schott Ag74228
Nippon Electric Glass66186
Chase Bank66148
Apple47139
Sumitomo Electric Industries3589
Boe Technology Group Co3175
Ngk Insulators2856
Commscope Technologies Llc2867

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Corning Patents

Top Corning Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8436833B217
US8169933B217
US8283554B215
US8412103B215
US9073291B214
US9010153B214
US9019211B213
US8232218B213
US9952375B212
US20130295357A112
US8561429B211
US8187987B211
US8152385B211
US8189983B211
US20120052302A111

What Percentage of Corning US Patent Applications were Granted?

Corning (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 6141 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 3829 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 72.01%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Corning?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Corning Incorporated560671.40%
Dinsmore & Shohl Llp8291.18%
Hoffmann & Baron Llp5583.64%
Patterson & Sheridan Llp3293.75%
Harness Dickey2642.31%
Wissing Miller Llp2295.45%
Moser Patterson & Sheridan Llp1291.67%
Clinton S Janes Jr1090.00%
Timothy M Schaeberle1070.00%
Foley & Lardner Llp977.78%

What are Corning’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Corning?

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

R&D Focus: How has Corning’s search focus changed over the years?

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