Delta Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Delta has a total of 156 patents globally, out of which 49 have been granted. Of these 156 patents, more than 18% patents are active. United States of America is where Delta has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany, it has generated an annual revenue of $29.9 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center of Delta.

Delta also known as Delta Air Lines was founded in the year 1925 by Collett E. Woolman. Company is doing business in as an airline carrier. As of May 2022, Delta has a market cap of $24.79 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Delta have?

The founder, Collett E. Woolman has 0 patents. The CEO, Ed Bastian has 0 patents.

How many patents does Delta have?

Delta has a total of 156 patents globally. These patents belong to 77 unique patent families. Out of 156 patents, 29 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Delta File Every Year?

Delta 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 GrantDelta Applications FiledDelta Patents Granted
201131
201242
201344
20146
201511
201632
201773
20183
201923
202045
202115
20222

How many Delta patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Delta Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Delta File in Different Countries?

Delta Worldwide Patent Filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which Delta Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America35
Europe19
Australia14
Germany14
Canada12
Korea (South)5
India5
Japan3
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
Mexico3
United Kingdom2
China1
Singapore1
Israel1

Where are Research Centers of Delta Patents Located?

Research Centers of Delta Patents

10 Best Delta Patents

US20030225612A1 is the most popular patent in the Delta portfolio. It has received 101 citations so far from companies like IBM, Maximus, and Bank Of America.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20030225612A1101
US20040153511A190
US6804658B262
US7171369B141
US20040199411A138
WO2009020550A235
US20020107714A132
US20050149381A131
US6432486B131
US7502746B222

What Percentage of Delta US Patent Applications were Granted?

Delta (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 88 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 70 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 86.42%.

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

Delta Patent Portfolio

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Delta?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Reena Kuyper Esq31100.00%
King & Spalding Delta Air Lines Inc2355.00%
Cooley Llp20100.00%
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch Llp466.67%
Edell Shapiro & Finnan Llc3100.00%
Alston & Bird Llp2100.00%
W Scott Petty20%
Cantor Colburn Llp General Electric1100.00%
Innovation Capital Law Group Llp10.00%
King & Spalding1100.00%

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What are Delta key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Delta?

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

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

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