Generac Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Generac has a total of 513 patents globally, out of which 290 have been granted. Of these 513 patents, more than 55% patents are active. The United States of America is where Generac has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Generac.

Generac was founded in 1959. Generac manufactures automatic, stationary standby, and portable generators. The Company offers generators to serve the residential, commercial, industrial, and telecommunications markets. Generac Holdings markets its products worldwide. As of June 2022, Generac has a market cap of $14.28 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Generac have?

The CEO Aaron Jagdfeld have 0 patents.

How many patents does Generac have?

Generac has a total of 513 patents globally. These patents belong to 209 unique patent families. Out of 513 patents, 285 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Generac File Every Year?

Generac 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 GrantGenerac Applications FiledGenerac Patents Granted
2011494
2012369
20135710
20143116
20153426
20163026
20171625
20183432
20194720
20203325
20211120
20227

How many Generac patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Generac Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Generac File in Different Countries?

Generac Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Generac Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America275
Canada59
Europe37
Australia22
Germany14
China9
Mexico6
United Kingdom5
Spain5
India3
Russia3
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
Taiwan2
Poland2
France2
Italy2
Japan1
Argentina1
Austria1
Brazil1
Ukraine1
New Zealand1

Where are Research Centers of Generac Patents Located?

Research Centers of Generac Patents

10 Best Generac Patents

US8224649B2 is the most popular patent in the Generac portfolio. It has received 241 citations so far from companies like Apple, Honeywell International Inc and Newvaluexchange Ltd.

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

Publication NumberCitation  Count
US8224649B2241
US8134457B2202
US6657416B292
US6653821B291
US20120005590A186
US20150012147A182
US6784574B278
US6508407B176
US20150159893A172
US6861596B263

Which Companies are using Generac 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 Generac patent portfolio are IBM, Kohler Co and Google.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
IBM17
Kohler Co13
Google12
Samsung Electronics6
Champion Power Equipment Inc5
Amazon Technologies Inc5
Briggs & Stratton4
Wilmington Trust4
Johnson Controls Technology Company4
Ademco Inc4

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Generac Patents

Top Generac Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8576066B217
US20150012147A116
US6657416B215
US9366704B210
US8368754B210
US7761233B210
US6784574B28
US9041812B28
US8222548B28
US8762060B26
US9696052B26
US9016593B26
US7642665B26
US20120253527A16
US9565511B25

What Percentage of Generac US Patent Applications were Granted?

Generac (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 16 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these all patents have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.

Below are the key stats of Generac patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Generac?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Boyle Fredrickson Sc6100.00%
Merchant & Gould Pc5100.00%
Briggs3100.00%
Jansson Munger Mckinley & Kirby Ltd2100.00%

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What are Generac key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Generac?

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

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

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