Kingspan Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Kingspan has a total of 2220 patents globally, out of which 1393 have been granted. Of these 2220 patents, more than 47% patents are active. Europe is where Kingspan has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States Of America and the United Kingdom. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D centre and Ireland is the origin country of Kingspan.

Kingspan was founded in the year 1972. The Company is a global market player in high-performance insulation and building envelope technologies. As of March 2023, the market cap of Kingspan is $12.15 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Kingspan have?

The CEO Gene Murtagh has 0 patents.

How many patents does Kingspan have?

Kingspan has a total of 2220 patents globally. These patents belong to 798 unique patent families. Out of 2220 patents, 1049 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Kingspan File Every Year?

Kingspan 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 GrantKingspan Applications FiledKingspan Patents Granted
20234
2022753
20213450
20206450
20195067
20183275
20176486
2016126100
20155296
2014118122
201316882
2012113106

How many Kingspan patents are Alive/Dead?

Kingspan Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Kingspan File in Different Countries?

Kingspan Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Kingspan Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Europe260
United States Of America238
United Kingdom205
Germany179
Ireland139
Australia121
Canada89
Poland69
Denmark67
China65
Japan62
Spain49
New Zealand46
Norway42
Austria37
Russia29
India28
France26
Indonesia24
Brazil24
South Africa22
Mexico21
Malaysia20
Finland18
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)16
Korea (South)15
Singapore15
Portugal13
Belgium12

Where are Research Centres of Kingspan Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Kingspan

10 Best Kingspan Patents

US6983570B2 is the most popular patent in the Kingspan portfolio. It has received 81 citations so far from companies like Opstock, Haworth and Wausau Tile.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Kingspan:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6983570B281
US20080263975A160
US20080295441A158
US7322156B156
US20050081477A150
US6438992B150
WO2003002970A150
US20060288645A147
US8056289B147
US7546709B244

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Kingspan patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 65 Kingspan patents in 194 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Kingspan patent portfolio are Individual, Solatube International and Solarmass Energy Group.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Kingspan –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Kingspan PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Individual510
Solatube International510
Solarmass Energy Group47
Schluter Systems35
Climatewell36
Firestone Building Products37
Bank Of America23
Pm Holdings23
Onduline22
Amazon24

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Kingspan Patents

Top Kingspan Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20070163732A15
US7281353B24
US6983570B24
US8601757B24
US20140041715A14
US6931796B23
US20080295441A13
US7954281B23
US9157229B23
US6532762B23
US7146768B23
US8083363B22
US7082726B22
US8982467B22
US20100010111A12

What Percentage of Kingspan US Patent Applications were Granted?

Kingspan (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 57 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 31 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 57.41%.

Below are the key stats of Kingspan patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Kingspan?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Harness Dickey Troy3380.00%
Jacobson Holman1513.33%
Oliff425.00%
Ian G Murgitroyd3100.00%
Gardiner Roberts10.00%
Jacobson Holman1100.00%

What are Kingspan key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Kingspan?

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

R&D Focus: How has Kingspan search focus changed over the years?

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