Covanta Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Covanta has a total of 88 patents globally, out of which 37 have been granted. Of these 88 patents, 50% patents are active. The United States of America is where Covanta has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada 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 Covanta.

Covanta was founded in the year 1986. The Company conducts operations in waste disposal, energy services, and specialty insurance and also owns and operates waste-to-energy and power generation projects. Covanta’s waste-to-energy facilities convert municipal solid waste into renewable energy for communities primarily.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Covanta have?

The CEO Azeez Mohammed has 21 patents.

How many patents does Covanta have?

Covanta has a total of 88 patents globally. These patents belong to 20 unique patent families. Out of 88 patents, 44 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Covanta File Every Year?

Covanta 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 GrantCovanta Applications FiledCovanta Patents Granted
20223
20182
20178
201637
201575
20145
201373
201232
201110

How many Covanta patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Covanta Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Covanta File in Different Countries?

Covanta Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Covanta Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America21
Canada11
Europe9
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)8
China8
Mexico5
Germany5
Denmark3
Spain3
Italy1
Austria1
Australia1

Where are the Research Centers of Covanta Patents Located?

Research Centers of Covanta Patents

10 Best Covanta Patents

US20100189618A1 is the most popular patent in the Covanta portfolio. It has received 22 citations so far from companies like ADA-ES, Inc, and Organocat Llc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20100189618A122
US20030148879A117
US8328290B215
US7712306B215
US20080163803A114
WO2014099674A113
WO2003059820A111
US9016931B29
US20100294179A19
WO2008079319A28

What Percentage of Covanta US Patent Applications were Granted?

Covanta (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 8 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 8 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Covanta?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Hogan Lovells Us Llp7100.00%
Collard & Roe Pc1100.00%

What are Covanta‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Covanta?

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

R&D Focus: How has Covanta‘s search focus changed over the years?

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