Intercontinental Hotels Group Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Intercontinental Hotels Group has a total of 266 patents globally, out of which 147 have been granted. Of these 266 patents, more than 42% patents are active. The United States of America is where Intercontinental Hotels Group has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Korea (South) and Canada. Parallelly, Korea (South) seems to be the main focused R&D centre and the United Kingdom is the origin country of Intercontinental Hotels Group.

Intercontinental Hotels Group was founded in the year 2003. The Company owns and operates a portfolio of hotel businesses. The Company manages hotel loyalty and priority club rewards programs. As of February 2023, the market cap of Intercontinental Hotels Group is $12.07 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Intercontinental Hotels Group have?

The founder Juan Trippe has 0 patent and CEO Keith Barr has 2 patents.

How many patents does Intercontinental Hotels Group have?

Intercontinental Hotels Group has a total of 266 patents globally. These patents belong to 104 unique patent families. Out of 266 patents, 112 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Intercontinental Hotels Group File Every Year?

Intercontinental Hotels Group Patent FIlling 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 GrantIntercontinental Hotels Group Applications FiledIntercontinental Hotels Group Patents Granted
20222
202136
202042
201997
20181210
201769
20161914
20152511
20141511
20131920
2012325
2011213

How many Intercontinental Hotels Group patents are Alive/Dead?

Intercontinental Hotels Group Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Intercontinental Hotels Group File in Different Countries?

Intercontinental Hotels Group Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Intercontinental Hotels Group Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America58
Korea (South)52
Canada16
China15
Taiwan15
Mexico15
Europe12
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)11
Japan8
Brazil6
Australia6
Germany5
United Kingdom5
Singapore3
India3
Russia2
Spain1
Cyprus1
Italy1
Philippines1
Argentina1
Georgia1

Where are Research Centres of Intercontinental Hotels Group Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Intercontinental Hotels Group

10 Best Intercontinental Hotels Group Patents

US20070038727A1 is the most popular patent in the Intercontinental Hotels Group portfolio. It has received 103 citations so far from companies like Touchtown, Disney Enterprises and Apple.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Intercontinental Hotels Group:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20070038727A1103
US6341491B154
US8267126B229
JP2003514553A21
JP2009506404A21
US20020104319A120
US20050234775A117
USD710025S116
USD686437S115
USD684802S111

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Intercontinental Hotels Group patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 10 Intercontinental Hotels Group patents in 57 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Intercontinental Hotels Group patent portfolio are IBM, Six Continents Hotels and Invently.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Intercontinental Hotels Group –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Intercontinental Hotels Group PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM618
Six Continents Hotels23
Invently12
Virgin Cruises Intermediate12
Chowbotics12
Mastercard16
Citibank11
University Of Florida11
Citizens Bank11
Incentient13

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Intercontinental Hotels Group Patents

Top Intercontinental Hotels Group Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20070038727A111
US6341491B18
US20140096461A12
US20130335328A11
US9194143B21
US8490657B21
US10417645B21
US9443208B21
US20050178803A11
US6877645B21

What are Intercontinental Hotels Group key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Intercontinental Hotels Group?

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

R&D Focus: How has Intercontinental Hotels Group search focus changed over the years?

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