General Dynamics has a total of 3340 patents globally, out of which 1736 have been granted. Of these 3340 patents, more than 45% patents are active. United States of America is where General Dynamics has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany, it has generated an annual revenue of $38.5 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of General Dynamics.
General Dynamics was founded in the year 1899 by John Philip Holland. Company is an American publicly traded, aerospace and defense corporation headquartered in Virginia, USA. As of March 2022, General Dynamics has a market cap of $65.10 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of General Dynamics which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find General Dynamics’ patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over General Dynamics’ patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of General Dynamics have?
The founder, John Philip Holland, has 10 patents. The CEO, Phebe Novakovic, has 0 patents.
How many patents does General Dynamics have?
General Dynamics has a total of 3340 patents globally. These patents belong to 1297 unique patent families. Out of 3340 patents, 1507 patents are active.
How many General Dynamics patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did General Dynamics 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 Grant||General Dynamics Applications Filed||General Dynamics Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did General Dynamics File in Different Countries?
Countries in which General Dynamics Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1092|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||8|
|United Arab Emirates||2|
Where are Research Centres of General Dynamics Patents Located?
10 Best General Dynamics Patents
US6526559B2 is the most popular patent in the General Dynamics portfolio. It has received 451 citations so far from companies like Xilinx, Hitachi, and IBM.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of General Dynamics:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using General Dynamics 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 General Dynamics patent portfolio are Boeing, Airbus, and Qualcomm.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on General Dynamics Patents
Top General Dynamics Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of General Dynamics US Patent Applications were Granted?
General Dynamics (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1922 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1789 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 94.11%.
Below are the key stats of General Dynamics patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for General Dynamics?
|Law Firm||Total Application||Success Rate|
|General Dynamics Corporation||2211||96.30%|
|Lockheed Martin Corporation||347||100.00%|
|Hughes Missile Systems Company||344||97.09%|
|Martin Marietta Corporation||262||100.00%|
|General Electric Company||138||100.00%|
|Voice Signals Llc||80||86.25%|
|Gte Government Systems Corporation||77||97.37%|
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