Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has a total of 3540 patents globally, out of which 2093 have been granted. Of these 3540 patents, more than 53% patents are active. The USA is where LLNL has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe (EPO) and Japan. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D center of LLNL and is also the origin country of the firm.
LLNL was founded in the year 1952 by David Leonardo, Edward Teller and Ernest Lawrence. The firm, a national security laboratory, provides transformational solutions to national security challenges.
This lab achieved a stunning breakthrough on fusion energy in Dec ’22. It produced more energy from fusion than the laser energy used to drive it, achieving a net energy gain!
Do read about some of the most popular patents of LLNL which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find LLNL patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over LLNL patent portfolio.
How many patents does LLNL have?
LLNL has a total of 3540 patents globally. These patents belong to 1721 unique patent families. Out of 3540 patents, 1897 patents are active.
How Many Patents did LLNL 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||LLNL Applications Filed||LLNL Patents Granted|
How many LLNL patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did LLNL File in Different Countries?
Countries in which LLNL Filed Patents
|United States Of America||2268|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||18|
Where are Research Centres of LLNL Patents Located?
10 Best LLNL Patents
US7041481B2 is the most popular patent in the LLNL portfolio. It has received 614 citations so far from companies like Bio-Rad Laboratories, Medical Research Council, and Lockheed Martin Corporation. Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of LLNL:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
What are LLNL’s key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by LLNL?
The chart below distributes patents filed by LLNL in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where LLNL thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How has LLNL’s search focus changed over the years?
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