Kinetic Concepts (KCI) has a total of 5105 patents globally, out of which 2384 have been granted. Of these 5105 patents, more than 40% patents are active. United States of America is where Kinetic Concepts (KCI) has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Kinetic Concepts (KCI).
Kinetic Concepts (KCI) was founded in the year 1976. The Compan doing business as KCI Therapeutic Services Inc, manufactures therapy medical equipments. The Company offers animal health, epidarmal harvesting, wound, open abdomen and incision management products and services.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Kinetic Concepts (KCI) which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Kinetic Concepts (KCI) patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Kinetic Concepts (KCI) patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Kinetic Concepts (KCI) have?
The founder James R. Leininger has 7 patents and CEO Joseph F. Woody has 0 patent.
How many patents does Kinetic Concepts (KCI) have?
Kinetic Concepts (KCI) has a total of 5105 patents globally. These patents belong to 1039 unique patent families. Out of 5105 patents, 2074 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Kinetic Concepts (KCI) 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||Kinetic Concepts (KCI) Applications Filed||Kinetic Concepts (KCI) Patents Granted|
How many Kinetic Concepts (KCI) patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Kinetic Concepts (KCI) File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Kinetic Concepts (KCI) Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1490|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||124|
|United Arab Emirates||5|
Where are Research Centres of Kinetic Concepts (KCI) Patents Located?
10 Best Kinetic Concepts (KCI) Patents
US6345623B1 is the most popular patent in the Kinetic Concepts (KCI) portfolio. It has received 1502 citations so far from companies like Hill-Rom Services, Boehringer Laboratories and Smith & Nephew.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Kinetic Concepts (KCI):
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Kinetic Concepts (KCI) patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Kinetic Concepts (KCI) invention. They couldn’t because Kinetic Concepts (KCI) had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 348 Kinetic Concepts (KCI) patents in 2282 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Kinetic Concepts (KCI) patent portfolio are Smith & Nephew, Paul Hartmann and 3M Innovative.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Kinetic Concepts (KCI) –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Kinetic Concepts (KCI) Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Smith & Nephew||214||419|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Kinetic Concepts (KCI) Patents
Top Kinetic Concepts (KCI) Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Kinetic Concepts (KCI) US Patent Applications were Granted?
Kinetic Concepts (KCI) (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 493 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 393 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 85.81%.
Below are the key stats of Kinetic Concepts (KCI) patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Kinetic Concepts (KCI)?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Mccarter & English||63||90.48%|
|Foley & Lardner||49||97.96%|
|William H Quirk||28||96.43%|
|The Webb Law Firm||22||100.00%|
|Norton Rose Fulbright||21||63.16%|
|Wayne J Colton||18||84.62%|
|Charles W Hanor||15||6.67%|
|Law Office Of Mark Brown||11||100.00%|