D.R. Horton Patents – Key Insights and Stats

D.R. Horton has a total of 12 patents globally, out of which 7 have been granted. Of these 12 patents, none of them are active. The United States of America is where D.R. Horton has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of D.R. Horton.

D.R. Horton was founded in the year 1978 by Donald Ray Horton. The company constructs and sells single-family homes designed primarily for the entry-level and move-up markets. The Company operates in the Southeast, Southwest, and Western regions and also through its financial services operations, they provide mortgage financing and title agency services to homebuyers. As of December 2022, the market cap of D.R. Horton is $ 30.92 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and CEO of D.R. Horton have?

The founder Donald Ray Horton has 5 patents and CEO David V. Auld has 0 patent.

How many patents does D.R. Horton have?

D.R. Horton has a total of 12 patents globally. These patents belong to 3 unique patent families. Out of 12 patents, none of the patents are active.

How Many Patents did D.R. Horton File Every Year?

D.R. Horton 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 GrantD.R. Horton Applications FiledD.R. Horton Patents Granted
20162
20081
20071
200622
200442
200321
20022

How many D.R. Horton patents are Alive/Dead?

D.R. Horton Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did D.R. Horton File in Different Countries?

D.R. Horton Worldwide Patents

Countries in which D.R. Horton Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America6
Canada5

Where are the Research Centres of D.R. Horton Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the D.R. Horton patents is the United States of America.

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to D.R. Horton patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 3 D.R. Horton patents in 12 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the D.R. Horton patent portfolio are Baker Hughes, ConocoPhillips, and Endow Energy.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing D.R. Horton –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing D.R. Horton PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Baker Hughes12
ConocoPhillips11
Endow Energy12
Epic Lift Systems11
Pnc Bank14
Silicon Valley Bank12

List of D.R. Horton Patents

D.R. Horton PatentsTitle
US7328749B2Method And Apparatus For Accumulating Liquid And Initiating Upward Movement When Pumping A Well With A Sealed Fluid Displacement Device
US7191838B2Method And Apparatus For Pumping Wells With A Sealing Fluid Displacement Device
US7100695B2Gas Recovery Apparatus, Method And Cycle Having A Three Chamber Evacuation Phase And Two Liquid Extraction Phases For Improved Natural Gas Production
US7080690B2Method And Apparatus Using Traction Seal Fluid Displacement Device For Pumping Wells
US6672392B2Gas Recovery Apparatus, Method And Cycle Having A Three Chamber Evacuation Phase For Improved Natural Gas Production And Down-Hole Liquid Management
US20160370040A1System Independent Refrigerant Control System
WO2016210092A1System Independent Refrigerant Control System
CA2583636CMethod And Apparatus For Accumulating Liquid And Initiating Upward Movement When Pumping A Well With A Sealed Fluid Displacement Device
CA2376701CGas Recovery Apparatus, Method And Cycle Having A Three Chamber Evacuation Phase For Improved Natural Gas Production And Down-Hole Liquid Management
CA2485035A1Gas Recovery Apparatus, Method And Cycle Having A Three Chamber Evacuation Phase And Two Liquid Extraction Phases For Improved Natural Gas Production
CA2583629A1Method And Apparatus For Pumping Wells With A Sealing Fluid Displacement Device
CA2467875A1Method And Apparatus Using Traction Seal Fluid Displacement Device For Pumping Wells

What are D.R. Horton‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by D.R. Horton?

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

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

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Updated on December 23, 2022

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