Flex Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Flex has a total of 3596 patents globally, out of which 2008 have been granted. Of these 3596 patents, 53% patents are active. China is where Flex has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States Of America and Europe. Parallelly, United States Of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Flex.

Flex was founded in 1969 by Joe McKenzie and Barbara Ann McKenzie. Flex operates as an electronics manufacturing Services Company. The Company designs and develops original design manufacturing (ODM) products for aerospace and defense, cloud, digital health, lighting, housing, energy, industrial, and communication industries. Flex serves customers worldwide. As of June 2022 Flex has a market cap of $7.13 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Flex have?

The CEO, Revathi Advaithi has 0 patents.

How many patents does Flex have?

Flex has a total of 3596 patents globally. These patents belong to 1586 unique patent families. Out of 3596 patents, 1927 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Flex File Every Year?

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 GrantFlex Applications FiledFlex Patents Granted
201015359
201118387
201220496
2013387105
2014267111
2015204149
2016209149
2017185171
2018213215
2019228148
2020177149
2021114151
20221656

How many Flex patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

How Many Patents did Flex File in Different Countries?

Countries in which Flex Filed Patents

CountryPatents
China923
United States Of America785
Europe261
Germany243
Japan141
Korea (South)120
India80
Taiwan73
Netherlands73
Canada57
Spain57
Australia42
Mexico34
United Kingdom34
Brazil31
Austria28
Poland17
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)17
Denmark14
Portugal14
Malaysia14
Hungary11
Indonesia10
Czech Republic7
Singapore6
Chile5
Finland3
France3
South Africa3
Slovenia2
Turkey2
Slovakia2
New Zealand2
Viet Nam2
Argentina2
Ukraine1
Croatia1
Philippines1
Norway1
Israel1
Cyprus1
Albania1
Peru1
Estonia1
Serbia1
Lithuania1
Morocco1

Where are Research Centers of Flex Patents Located?

10 Best Flex Patents

US6791467B1 is the most popular patent in the Flex portfolio. It has received 406 citations so far from companies like Echostar Technologies and Lear Corporation.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6791467B1406
US20130241720A1276
US9088216B2218
US20130245882A1142
US20130293452A1138
US20130293364A1136
WO2016020643A1129
US20150046363A1104
US20150286391A193
US7701714B290

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What are Flex key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Flex?

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

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

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Updated on June 14, 2022

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