Enphase Energy Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Enphase Energy has a total of 765 patents globally, out of which 404 have been granted. Of these 765 patents, more than 53% patents are active. United States of America is where Enphase Energy has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Enphase Energy.

Enphase Energy was founded in 2006 by Raghu Belur and Martin Fornage. Enphase Energy, Inc. manufactures solar energy equipment. The Company offers home and commercial solar and storage solutions. As of June 2022, Enphase Energy has a market cap of $24.64 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Enphase Energy have?

The Founder Raghu Belur has 0 and Martin Fornage has 332 patents and the CEO Badri Kothandaraman has 9 patents.

How many patents does Enphase Energy have?

Enphase Energy has a total of 765 patents globally. These patents belong to 260 unique patent families. Out of 765 patents, 406 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Enphase Energy File Every Year?

Enphase Energy 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 GrantEnphase Energy Applications FiledEnphase Energy Patents Granted
20118217
20129726
20136133
20148945
20155557
20165651
20171940
20181746
2019523
20202818
20215029
2022112

How many Enphase Energy patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Enphase Energy Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Enphase Energy File in Different Countries?

Enphase Energy Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Enphase Energy Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America373
Europe68
Japan43
Australia40
Canada33
China30
Korea (South)27
Germany13
Israel10
United Kingdom2
India2
Malaysia1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
New Zealand1
Brazil1

Where are Research Centers of Enphase Energy Patents Located?

Research Centers of Enphase Energy Patents

10 Best Enphase Energy Patents

US20090020151A1 is the most popular patent in the Enphase Energy portfolio. It has received 202 citations so far from companies like Futurewei Technologies, Solaredge Technologies and Helios Focus Llc.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Enphase Energy:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20090020151A1202
US20080283118A1141
US8158877B2140
US7945413B2130
US20090000654A1121
US8179147B2118
US8581441B2114
US20100157632A1104
US7796412B293
US7768155B293

Which Companies are using Enphase Energy 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 Enphase Energy patent portfolio are General Electric, Solaredge Technologies and Sunpower.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
General Electric19
Solaredge Technologies Ltd13
Sunpower13
Lg Electronics12
Sma Solar Technology10
Solantro Semiconductor Corp7
Siemens6
Delta Electronics6
Sparq Systems6
Delta Electronics (Shanghai) Co Ltd5

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Enphase Energy Patents

Top Enphase Energy Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7796412B221
US8158877B215
US8462518B214
US20080283118A113
US9263895B213
US20100157632A112
US8482947B29
US8796884B29
US20090000654A19
US10468993B29
US8435056B28
US8508964B28
US8279642B28
US8842454B27
US8179147B27

What Percentage of Enphase Energy US Patent Applications were Granted?

Enphase Energy (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 396 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 281 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 85.4%.

Below are the key stats of Enphase Energy patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Enphase Energy?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Moser Taboada38885.36%
Barnes & Thornburg Llp2100.00%
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch1100.00%
Grasso Pllc10.00%
Harlow Wright1100.00%
Nixon & Vanderhye Pc1100.00%
Oliff Plc1100.00%
Westerman Hattori Daniels & Adrian Llp1100.00%

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What are Enphase Energy key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Enphase Energy?

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

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

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Updated on June 2, 2022

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