Daimler Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Daimler has a total of 70121 patents globally, out of which 13285 have been granted. Of these 70121 patents, more than 27% patents are active. Germany is where Daimler has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States Of America and Japan and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Daimler is Germany, it has generated an annual revenue of $174.61 billion in 2020. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Daimler.

Daimler was founded in 1998 by Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz. Company is doing business in car and truck manufacturing. As of November 2021, Daimler has a market cap of $98.45 Billion.

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

How many patents does Daimler have?

Daimler has a total of 70121 patents globally. These patents belong to 59100 unique patent families. Out of 70121 patents, 6283 patents are active.

How many Daimler patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Daimler Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

Daimler Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Daimler File Every Year?

Daimler 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 GrantDaimler Applications FiledDaimler Patents Granted
20113839483
20123502497
20133153513
20143069557
20152703608
20162839560
20172434441
20182470383
20192694353
20201931326
2021812384

How Many Patents did Daimler File in Different Countries?

Daimler Patent Portfolio in top 10 countries

Countries in which Daimler Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Germany38136
United States Of America7740
Japan6247
Europe4641
China2578
United Kingdom1309
India1014
Korea (South)515
Canada344
France341
Australia317
Austria217
Turkey215
Spain192
Brazil182
Russia81
Italy63
South Africa52
Mexico37
Poland33
Sweden29
Taiwan26
Portugal16
Norway15
Hungary15
Czech Republic13
Denmark12
Netherlands9
Thailand6
Slovakia6
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)4
Slovenia4
Singapore3
New Zealand3
Israel2
Cyprus2
Argentina2
Eurasia2
Greece2
Malaysia2
Ukraine1
Peru1
Saudi Arabia1
Serbia1

Where are Research Centers of Daimler Patents Located?

Daimler R&D Centers

10 Best Daimler Patents

USD549363S1 is the most popular patent in the Daimler portfolio. It has received 347 citations so far from companies like Ford Motor, Toyota and Hyundai Motor.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
USD549363S1347
US20090085408A1312
USD565211S1307
US7065432B2294
USD553269S1288
US6609051B2266
USD553268S1252
US20040173946A1242
US20040068359A1240
US6808230B2237

Which Companies are using Daimler 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 Daimler patent portfolio are Ford Motors, Gm Global Technology Operations and Toyota.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Ford Motors283
Gm Global Technology Operations239
Toyota189
Hyundai168
Robert Bosch Gmbh158
IBM133
Honda Motor97
Audi69
Caterpillar64
Bmw59

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Daimler Patents

Daimler Patent Portfolio

Top Daimler Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7210288B240
US20060153761A140
US7814747B226
US20070175208A126
US6609051B223
US20030114965A123
US20170236081A121
US20070182529A120
US6990401B219
US20170251013A119

What Percentage of Daimler US Patent Applications were Granted?

Daimler (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 9387 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 7656 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 82.49%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Daimler?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Crowell & Moring Llp319977.34%
Fca Us Llc146791.64%
Klaus J Bach50075.60%
Patent Central Llc34548.99%
Fasse Patent Attorneys P A27294.49%
Hunton Andrews Kurth Llp Hak Ny22277.93%
Klaus J Bach & Associates20288.61%
Davidson Davidson & Kappel Llc18941.80%
General Motors Llc14399.30%
Evenson Mckeown Edwards & Lenahan14089.93%

Every innovation notion has the same goal in mind: to develop a better, more long-lasting product.

On the existing framework, Daimler is working on innovating and developing fuel-efficient engines, autonomous vehicles, digitalization, and increased connectivity.

Daimler is developing new functions for its financial and mobility services based on machine learning. Many of its developments are aimed at providing customers with a fully digital, efficient, and integrated experience. Intelligent assistance systems, on the other hand, allow it to experience a new type of individual AI help in the workplace. Daimler Mobility creates forecasts and derives concrete metrics from them using complicated algorithms.

Daimler is presently investigating a variety of blockchain applications and determining how to integrate the technology into our processes in a variety of scenarios. The project’s goal is to optimise booking and billing procedures for mobility solutions in a long-term way.

What are Daimler key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Daimler?

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

R&D FocusHow Daimler research focus changed over the years?

Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by Daimler?

Updated on December 20, 2021

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