Hyundai was founded in 1967 by Chung Ju-yung and is doing business as a multinational automotive manufacturer. The Company offers a range of Automobiles, Luxury cars, Commercial vehicles and Engines. As of October 2021, Hyundai has a market cap of $49.30 Billion.
Hyundai has a total of 149551 patents globally, out of which 81002 have been granted. Of these 149551 patents, more than 57% patents are active. Korea is where Hyundai has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by USA and China and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Hyundai is South Korea. South Korea seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Hyundai.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Hyundai which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Hyundai’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Hyundai’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does Hyundai have?
Hyundai has a total of 149551 patents globally. These patents belong to 105031 unique patent families. Out of 149551 patents, 85402 patents are active.
How many Hyundai patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Hyundai 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||Hyundai Applications Filed||Hyundai Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did Hyundai File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Hyundai Filed Patents
|United States Of America||19629|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||1|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||1|
Where are Research Centers of Hyundai Patents Located?
10 Best Hyundai Patents
US6317057B1 is the most popular patent in the Hyundai portfolio. It has received 553 citations so far from companies like Magna Electronics Inc, Donnelly Corporation and Gentex.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Hyundai:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Hyundai 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 companies in the Hyundai patent portfolio are Ford Motor, Toyota and Gm Global Technology Operations Llc.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Gm Global Technology Operations Llc||280|
|Honda Motor Company||180|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Hyundai Patents
Top Hyundai Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Hyundai US Patent Applications were Granted?
Hyundai (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 20960 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 14728 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 80.64%.
Below are the key stats of Hyundai patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Hyundai?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Morgan Lewis & Bockius||7172||80.47%|
|Mintz Levin Special Group||4912||72.19%|
|Mcdermott Will & Emery||1289||74.94%|
|Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch||408||95.84%|
|Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff||354||89.76%|
|Lempia Summerfield Katz||331||91.82%|
|H C Park & Associates||316||90.51%|
Hyundai’s mission has always been to make the world a better place for everyone. It has become a leader in the creation of new technologies as a result of its constant efforts. Hyundai is already mass-producing hydrogen automobiles where others are talking about alternate fuels. Hyundai has also been working on air aviation mobility, while others are hesitant to look to the skies.
“For us, it is not enough to spend time, but to spend it well. The future for Hyundai is today.”
Through Hyundai CRADLE and ZER01NE, the Hyundai Motor Group also engages in active investing while creating start-up technologies and ideas.
What are Hyundai’s key innovation segments? What can you expect next??
What Technologies are Covered by Hyundai Patents?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Hyundai in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Hyundai thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How Hyundai Research Focus Changed Over the Years?
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