E.ON Patents – Key Insights and Stats

E.ON has a total of 2109 patents globally, out of which 721 have been granted. Of these 2109 patents, more than 52% patents are active. Germany is where E.ON has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and USA. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of E.ON.

E.ON was founded in 2000 by Albert K. Watson. E.ON operates as an international and privately-owned energy supplier. The Company’s main segments are renewable, developing and operating renewable assets, energy networks, power and gas distribution business, and customer solutions which develops energy solutions. As of February 2022, E.ON has a market cap of $31.32 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of E.ON have?

The CEO, Leonhard Birnbaum have 0 patents.

How many patents does E.ON have?

E.ON has a total of 2109 patents globally. These patents belong to 1112 unique patent families. Out of 2109 patents, 1100 patents are active.

How many E.ON patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

E.ON Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

E.ON Patents

How Many Patents did E.ON File Every Year?

E.ON 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 GrantE.ON Applications FiledE.ON Patents Granted
20115128
20125326
20136642
20147120
201512417
201616431
201718229
201818528
201923149
202023875
2021112109
20229

How Many Patents did E.ON File in Different Countries?

E.ON Worldwide Patents

Countries in which E.ON Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Germany750
Europe342
United States Of America177
China91
Korea (South)73
Japan51
Australia42
Spain37
India29
Austria28
Russian Federation26
Poland25
Denmark24
Italy23
Canada19
Brazil16
Chile14
Malaysia13
Indonesia11
Mexico11
United Kingdom9
Slovakia8
Czech Republic7
Portugal7
South Africa6
Taiwan5
Israel5
Hungary5
Croatia4
Netherlands4
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)4
France3
Lithuania3
Slovenia3
Belgium2
Singapore2
Serbia2
Estonia1
Eurasian Patent Organization1
Ukraine1
Switzerland1
Romania1
Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro1
Sweden1
Belarus1
Turkey1

Where are Research Centers of E.ON Patents Located?

Research Centers of E.ON Patents

10 Best E.ON Patents

DE102012020999A1 is the most popular patent in the E.ON portfolio. It has received 145 citations so far from companies like AVL, ECO Holding 1 Gmbh and Fev Gmbh.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of E.ON:

Publication NumberCitation Count
DE102012020999A1145
DE10208277A1135
WO2014019683A1130
WO2014019684A1107
US7109461B285
US7076965B283
DE102012014917A175
US20070089775A147
WO2017076868A146
WO2002080286A134

What Percentage of E.ON US Patent Applications were Granted?

E.ON (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 248 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 204 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.07%.

Below are the key stats of E.ON patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for E.ON?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Richard A Schuth Sunedison129100.00%
Stinson Llp8168.97%
Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel24100.00%
Edward J Hejlek2100.00%
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton2100.00%
Avaya Inc1100.00%
Casimir Jones SC10.00%
Crowell & Moring1100.00%
Hickman Becker Bingham Ledesma1100.00%
Hugh D Jaeger1100.00%

E.ON is committed to a sustainable energy future. By making energy cleaner and its consumption more intelligent and by making sustainable energy available to all our customers.

“Company committed to act responsibly, transparently and with competence to constantly reinforce trust of our customers, our colleagues and society. We are driven to fight climate change through our core business. E.ON consequently, more consistent than other energy companies, reinvented itself and systematically focuses on delivering the solutions for the decarbonization of the energy world”.

Company grids are constantly getting smarter, which enables them to integrate more renewable energy while remaining reliable. Innovative solutions help customers of all sizes to use energy more efficiently and produce their own renewable energy. Company core business’s energy networks and customer solutions are making it happen.

Company convinced that sustainably managed companies make a societal contribution and are more successful in the long-term. Acting sustainably means when making daily business decisions, we specifically consider the short-and-long-term impacts of our actions on tangible and intangible resources and stakeholders.

In particular company focusing on achieving the following targets:

  • We intend to reduce the GHG emissions we can influence directly and to become carbon-neutral by 2040. We will reduce our Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 75% by 2030 and by 100% by 2040 (vs. 2019). We aim to reduce our Scope 3 emissions by 50% by 2030 and by 100% by 2050 (vs. 2019).
  • We protect the health and safety of our customers and colleagues. Mission ZERO means avoiding fatalities at all cost.
  • We create a workspace where employees can thrive and develop their talents and capabilities.
  • We foster diversity and inclusion in our work forces. We strive to align the share of female executives to the overall share of 32% female employees by 2026.
  • We are signatory to the UN Guiding Principles already since 2005 and proactively support society and authorities in eliminating exploitative work in the supply chains.

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What are E.ONs key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by E.ON?

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

R&D Focus: How E.ON search focus changed over the years?

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