Johnson Controls has a total of 14642 patents globally, out of which 8112 have been granted. Of these 14642 patents, more than 34% patents are active. The United States of America is where Johnson Controls has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D centre and Ireland is the origin country of Johnson Controls.
Johnson Controls was founded in the year 1885 by Warren S. Johnson. The company produces electronics and HVAC equipment. The Company offers HVAC equipment, building automation, security, fire detection, batteries and other related products, as well as building control systems, energy management and integrated facility management services and also serves customers worldwide. As of December 2022, the market cap of Johnson Controls is $ 43.43 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Johnson Controls which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Johnson Controls patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Johnson Controls patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Johnson Controls have?
The founder Warren S. Johnson has 12 patents and CEO George Oliver has 36 patents.
How many patents does Johnson Controls have?
Johnson Controls has a total of 14642 patents globally. These patents belong to 4688 unique patent families. Out of 14642 patents, 5124 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Johnson Controls 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||Johnson Controls Applications Filed||Johnson Controls Patents Granted|
How many Johnson Controls patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Johnson Controls File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Johnson Controls Filed Patents
|United States Of America||2215|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||349|
|United Arab Emirates||10|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||2|
Where are the Research Centres of Johnson Controls Patents Located?
10 Best Johnson Controls Patents
US20060049229A1 is the most popular patent in the Johnson Controls portfolio. It has received 1636 citations so far from companies like Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Tyco Healthcare Group, and Power Medical Interventions.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Johnson Controls:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Johnson Controls patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Johnson Controls invention. They couldn’t because Johnson Controls had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 843 Johnson Controls patents in 4458 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Johnson Controls patent portfolio are Sensormatic, Tyco Fire, and Walmart.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Johnson Controls –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Johnson Controls Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Gm Global Technology||14||31|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Johnson Controls Patents
Top Johnson Controls Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Johnson Controls US Patent Applications were Granted?
Johnson Controls (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2964 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 2033 has been granted leading to a grant rate of 80.17%.
Below are the key stats of Johnson Controls patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Johnson Controls?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Foley & Lardner||1450||79.12%|
|Johnson Controls Fletcher||738||80.69%|
|Boardman & Clark||244||92.02%|
|Mcnees Wallace & Nurick||101||65.00%|
|Gentex Corporation Foley & Lardner||44||93.18%|
|The Dobrusin Law Firm||39||82.05%|
|Dickinson Wright Troy||33||69.70%|
|Mcglew & Tuttle||32||71.88%|
|Michael Best & Friedrich||24||100.00%|