Kurt Wilcox Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Kurt Wilcox has a total of 249 US patents globally, out of which 56 have been granted. Of these 249 patents, more than 88% patents are active. “Given stats are based on the United States of America data”.

Kurt Wilcox is currently associated with Cree Lighting for a long span of more than 11 years. Most oftenly, he published patents in the field of Lighting and heating apparatus.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of Kurt Wilcox which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find his patents filing tend over the years, the worldwide coverage, and many other stats over Kurt Wilcox patent portfolio.

How many patents does Kurt Wilcox have?

Kurt Wilcox has a total of 249 US patents globally. These patents belong to 108 unique patent families. Out of 249 patents, 220 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Kurt Wilcox 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 GrantKurt Wilcox Applications FiledKurt Wilcox Patents Granted
202156
2020111
201919
201831
2017144
2016155
2015324
2014314
2013306
2012204
201110

How many Kurt Wilcox patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

How Many Patents did Kurt Wilcox File in Different Countries?

Countries in which Kurt Wilcox Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Europe81
China66
Australia39
Canada38
Japan26
New Zealand22
Korea (South)22
Taiwan19
Mexico19
Germany16
Brazil15
Spain6
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)6
Russia4
Austria3
Colombia1
Eurasia1

10 Best Kurt Wilcox Patents

US20140211495A1 is the most popular patent in the Kurt Wilcox portfolio. It has received 768 citations so far from companies like Cree, Ideal Industries Lighting, Fusion Optix.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Kurt Wilcox:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20140211495A1768
US20140211508A1757
US20140211497A1755
US20140347885A1748
US20140211476A1746
US20190383464A1709
US20150370000A1689
US20150241021A1661
US20150109820A1644
US20140355302A1643

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO used 82 Kurt Wilcox patents in 566 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top companies who faced patents application rejections citing Kurt Wilcox’s patent portfolio are Ideal Industries Lighting, Signify Holding, and Eaton Intelligent Power Limited.

List of the key Companies who’s Patents were Rejected citing Kurt Wilcox –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Kurt Wilcox PatentsNumber of Rejections (102&103)
Ideal Industries Lighting Llc2457
Signify Holding Bv1935
Eaton Intelligent Power Limited1329
Abl Ip Holding Llc1022
Hubbell Incorporated922
Foxconn Technology Co Ltd821
Fu Zhun Precision Industry (Shen Zhen) Co Ltd719
Current Lighting Solutions Llc511
Panasonic56
Ledvance58

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Kurt Wilcox Patents

Top Kurt Wilcox Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20080080162A116
US20080273327A113
US20080239722A113
US20080080196A110
US20090262532A110
US20090251898A19
US20080273326A19
US20100027271A19
US20110103051A18
US20100014290A18
US20150204491A17
US20150176770A17
US20090290360A17
US20120057351A17
US20140126199A16

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What Technologies are Covered by Kurt Wilcox?

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

R&D Focus: How has Kurt Wilcox’s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on November 11, 2022

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