Deutsche Lufthansa Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Deutsche Lufthansa has a total of 1398 patents globally, out of which 556 have been granted. Of these 1398 patents, more than 49% patents are active. Germany is where Deutsche Lufthansa has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and the United States of America. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Deutsche Lufthansa.

Deutsche Lufthansa was founded in the year 1953. The Company provides passenger and cargo air transportation services worldwide. The Company offers flight and connection programs in North America, Scandinavia, and Asia. Deutsche Lufthansa also provides travel agency, catering, and aircraft maintenance services. As of March 2023, the market cap of Deutsche Lufthansa is $13.31 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa have?

The CEO Carsten Spohr has 0 patent.

How many patents does Deutsche Lufthansa have?

Deutsche Lufthansa has a total of 1398 patents globally. These patents belong to 392 unique patent families. Out of 1398 patents, 686 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Deutsche Lufthansa File Every Year?

Deutsche Lufthansa Patent Filling 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 GrantDeutsche Lufthansa Applications FiledDeutsche Lufthansa Patents Granted
20232
20221751
20213740
202011852
201910349
20189147
20177444
20168338
20156548
20146524
201314530
201213227

How many Deutsche Lufthansa patents are Alive/Dead?

Deutsche Lufthansa Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Deutsche Lufthansa File in Different Countries?

Deutsche Lufthansa Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Deutsche Lufthansa Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Germany348
Europe222
United States Of America167
China74
Canada65
Brazil43
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)38
Japan38
Australia24
Spain23
Austria20
Singapore19
Russia12
India11
Italy10
Denmark6
Mexico6
Norway6
Poland6
Portugal5
Switzerland4
Korea (South)4
Malaysia4
United Kingdom3
United Arab Emirates2
Hungary2
Chile2
New Zealand2
Taiwan1
Turkey1
South Africa1
Philippines1

Where are Research Centres of Deutsche Lufthansa Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Deutsche Lufthansa

10 Best Deutsche Lufthansa Patents

US20060015396A1 is the most popular patent in the Deutsche Lufthansa portfolio. It has received 37 citations so far from companies like Boeing, Target Brands and SAP.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Deutsche Lufthansa:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20060015396A137
US7721657B233
WO2009132847A129
US20100109387A128
US20080217996A127
US7170747B223
US8903601B221
DE102010036042B318
EP1970133A117
WO2008113501A116

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 57 Deutsche Lufthansa patents in 205 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Deutsche Lufthansa patent portfolio are Boeing, General Electric and Lufthansa Technik.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Deutsche Lufthansa –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Deutsche Lufthansa PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Boeing1033
General Electric821
Lufthansa Technik611
Airbus58
Safran Seats34
B/E Aerospace33
Utc Aerospace Systems22
Siemens Energy27
Ford23
United Technologies Corporation23

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Deutsche Lufthansa Patents

Top Deutsche Lufthansa Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8109807B25
US10539040B25
US8488556B24
US9939349B24
US20060015396A13
US8376457B23
US8216392B23
US9400820B23
US10149155B23
US7721657B23
US9527170B23
US8375781B22
US9080066B22
US11021253B22
US20100077587A12

What Percentage of Deutsche Lufthansa US Patent Applications were Granted?

Deutsche Lufthansa (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 10 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 5 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 50.0%.

Below are the key stats of Deutsche Lufthansa patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Deutsche Lufthansa?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Leydig Voit & Mayer450.00%
Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle20.00%
Fasse Patent Attorneys1100.00%
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel1100.00%
Robert Becker10.00%
Wegner & Bretschneider1100.00%

What are Deutsche Lufthansa key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Deutsche Lufthansa?

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

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

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