Kinder Morgan has a total of 35 patents globally, out of which 29 have been granted. Of these 35 patents, more than 54% patents are active. United States of America is where Kinder Morgan has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Taiwan. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Kinder Morgan.
Kinder Morgan was founded in 1997 by Richard Kinder and William V. Morgan. Kinder Morgan of Delaware operates as a pipeline transportation and energy storage company. The Company owns and operates pipelines that transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, carbon dioxide, and other products, as well as terminals that store petroleum products and chemicals and handle bulk materials like coal and petroleum coke. As of February 2022, Kinder Morgan has a market cap of $37.50 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Kinder Morgan which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Kinder Morgan patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Kinder Morgan patent portfolio.
How many patents does the CEO of Kinder Morgan have?
The CEO, Steven J. Kean have 0 patents.
How many patents does Kinder Morgan have?
Kinder Morgan has a total of 35 patents globally. These patents belong to 13 unique patent families. Out of 35 patents, 19 patents are active.
How many Kinder Morgan patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Kinder Morgan 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||Kinder Morgan Applications Filed||Kinder Morgan Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did Kinder Morgan File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Kinder Morgan Filed Patents
|United States Of America||17|
Where are Research Centers of Kinder Morgan Patents Located?
10 Best Kinder Morgan Patents
US6590687B1 is the most popular patent in the Kinder Morgan portfolio. It has received 59 citations so far from companies like ByteLight Inc, Abl Ip Holding Llc and Applied Materials Inc.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Kinder Morgan:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
What Percentage of Kinder Morgan US Patent Applications were Granted
Kinder Morgan (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 14 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 14 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.
Below are the key stats of Kinder Morgan patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Kinder Morgan?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Sheridan Ross PC||5||100.00%|
|Andrews Kurth Kenyon||1||100.00%|
|Darryl M Tyus||1||100.00%|
EXCLUSIVE INSIGHTS COMING SOON!
What are Kinder Morgan‘s key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Kinder Morgan?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Kinder Morgan in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Kinder Morgan thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How Kinder Morgan search focus changed over the years?
EXCLUSIVE INSIGHTS COMING SOON!
Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by Kinder Morgan?