Hisense Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Hisense has a total of 35775 patents globally, out of which 21449 have been granted. Of these 35775 patents, more than 63% patents are active. China is where Hisense has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and United States of America. Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Hisense.

Hisense was founded in the year 1987 by Zhou Houjian. Company operates as a home appliance production company. The Company manufactures and sells televisions, refrigerators, washing machines, air conditionings and other. Company markets its products worldwide. As of January 2023, the market cap of Hisense is $ 2.91 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder of Hisense have?

The founder Zhou Houjian has 0 patent.

How many patents does Hisense have?

Hisense has a total of 35775 patents globally. These patents belong to 32164 unique patent families. Out of 35775 patents, 22841 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Hisense File Every Year?

Hisense 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 GrantHisense Applications FiledHisense Patents Granted
2023118
202231924028
202148923156
202051841696
20193050393
201821331162
20171969861
20162571896
20151578936
20141235832
201313551129
201213651127
20111312906

How many Hisense patents are Alive/Dead?

Hisense Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Hisense File in Different Countries?

Hisense Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Hisense Filed Patents

CountryPatents
China32256
Japan989
United States Of America760
Europe126
Germany68
Australia36
United Kingdom20
Spain9
India8
Singapore4
Brazil3
Italy3
Korea (South)3
Turkey2
Saudi Arabia2
Austria1
Viet Nam1
Denmark1
Canada1
Malaysia1
Indonesia1
Argentina1

Where are Research Centres of Hisense Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Hisense

10 Best Hisense Patents

CN103167093A is the most popular patent in the Hisense portfolio. It has received 156 citations so far from companies like Palantir Technologies.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
CN103167093A156
US7945708B2141
US20160234075A1121
CN105100615A119
CN105714514A109
US20130007253A1103
CN107120822A103
USD600249S1100
USD715794S180
USD605199S174

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Hisense patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Hisense invention. They couldn’t because Hisense had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 213 Hisense patents in 956 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Hisense patent portfolio are Samsung, Toshiba and Canon.

List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Hisense –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Hisense PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Samsung61130
Toshiba1943
Canon1727
Boe Technology1531
Sharp1521
Sony1226
Apple917
LG924
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology712
Chongqing Hkc Optoelectronics Technology66

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Hisense Patents

Blocked Patent Applications by Hisense

Top Hisense Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7893917B213
US7106350B211
US7425951B210
US8041155B29
US8031166B27
US8144173B27
US8284312B27
US7945708B27
US7876381B27
US8581906B26
US9237335B26
US9236016B26
US7830601B26
US7098959B26
US8184088B25

What Percentage of Hisense US Patent Applications were Granted?

Hisense (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 729 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 578 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 85.5%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Hisense?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Crowell15881.21%
Harness Dickey St Louis12985.27%
J C Patents6478.95%
Gordon & Rees4452.27%
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear4092.50%
Rutan & Tucker31100.00%
Womble Bond Dickinson30100.00%
Morgan Lewis & Bockius24100.00%
Hauptman Ham2378.26%
Boyle Fredrickson2195.24%

What are Hisense key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Hisense?

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

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

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