HEICO has a total of 571 patents globally, out of which 375 have been granted. Of these 571 patents, more than 52% patents are active. The United States of America is where HEICO has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of HEICO.
HEICO was founded in the year 1957. The Company designs, manufactures, and sells aerospace products and services through its subsidiaries. The Company’s customers include airlines and airmotive, as well as defense contractors and military agencies worldwide, including the United States Air Force, the United States Navy, and the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA).
Do read about some of the most popular patents of HEICO which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find HEICO patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over HEICO patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of HEICO have?
The Founder William Heinicke has 0 patents and the CEO Laurans A. Mendelson have 0 patents.
How many patents does HEICO have?
HEICO has a total of 571 patents globally. These patents belong to 253 unique patent families. Out of 571 patents, 302 patents are active.
How Many Patents did HEICO 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||Heico Applications Filed||Heico Patents Granted|
How many HEICO patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did HEICO File in Different Countries?
Countries in which HEICO Filed Patents
|United States Of America||226|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||10|
Where are Research Centers of HEICO Patents Located?
10 Best HEICO Patents
US6697402B2 is the most popular patent in the HEICO portfolio. It has received 113 citations so far from companies like Raydiance, Inc, Microsoft and Elmos Semiconductor.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of HEICO:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to HEICO patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to HEICO invention. They couldn’t because HEICO had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 402 HEICO patents in 81 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the HEICO patent portfolio are Raytheon, Rohm and IBM.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing HEICO –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Heico Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Infineon Technologies Austria||4||5|
|Silicon Line Gmbh||3||9|
|Medtronic Xomed Inc||3||5|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on HEICO Patents
Top HEICO Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of HEICO US Patent Applications were Granted?
HEICO (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 4 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 2 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 50.0%.
Below are the key stats of HEICO patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for HEICO?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Hahn Loeser & Parks Llp||2||100.00%|
|Husch Blackwell Llp||2||0.00%|