Green Plains Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Green Plains has a total of 7 patents globally, out of which 3 have been granted. Of these 7 patents, more than 57% patents are active. United States of America is where Green Plains has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Brazil. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Green Plains.

Green Plains was founded in the year 1993. The Company owns and operates ethanol plants located in the Midwest U.S. The Company also markets and distributes fuel grade ethanol, livestock feed and industrial grade corn oil. Company provides grain handling, storage and complementary agronomy services to local grain producers through grain elevators located in Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and Tennessee. As of May 2023, the market cap of Green Plains is $1.92 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Green Plains have?

The founder Dan E Christensen has 0 patent and CEO Barry Ellsworth has 0 patent.

How many patents does Green Plains have?

Green Plains has a total of 7 patents globally. These patents belong to 1 unique patent families. Out of 7 patents, 4 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Green Plains File Every Year?

Green Plains Patent 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 GrantGreen Plains Applications FiledGreen Plains Patents Granted

How many Green Plains patents are Alive/Dead?

Green Plains Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Green Plains File in Different Countries?

Green Plains Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Green Plains Filed Patents

United States Of America2

Where are Research Centres of Green Plains Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the Green Plains patents is the United States of America.

What Percentage of Green Plains US Patent Applications were Granted?

Green Plains (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.

Below are the key stats of Green Plains patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Green Plains?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate

List of Green Plains Patents

Green Plains PatentsTitle
US10588279B2Process And Method For Stillage Fermentation
EP3445864A4Process And Method For Stillage Fermentation
BR112018071311B8Process Of Biofuel Production From Biomass After Biomass Distillation
AU2017254620B2Process And Method For Stillage Fermentation
US20200170206A1Process And Method For Stillage Fermentation
CN109328234AProcess And Method For Stillage Fermentation
WO2017184729A1Process And Method For Stillage Fermentation

What are Green Plains key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Green Plains?

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

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


Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by Green Plains?

Updated on May 23, 2023

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