Lennox International Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Lennox International has a total of 1990 patents globally, out of which 1226 have been granted. Of these 1990 patents, more than 74% patents are active. The United States of America is where Lennox International has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Lennox International.

Lennox International was founded in the year 1895. The Company provides climate control solutions. The Company designs, manufactures and markets heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. As of February 2023, the market cap of Lennox International is $8.97 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Lennox International have?

The founder Dave Lennox has 0 patent and CEO Alok Maskara has 3 patents.

How many patents does Lennox International have?

Lennox International has a total of 1990 patents globally. These patents belong to 756 unique patent families. Out of 1990 patents, 1484 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Lennox International File Every Year?

Lennox International 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 GrantLennox International Applications FiledLennox International Patents Granted
202316
202259134
2021151129
2020144155
2019140152
2018173129
2017180108
201614978
201514960
201411264
20138841
201211314
20118816

How many Lennox International patents are Alive/Dead?

Lennox International Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Lennox International File in Different Countries?

Lennox International Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Lennox International Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America996
Canada370
Europe230
Australia74
Germany73
Korea (South)72
China59
Brazil32
Mexico24
India17
Chile15
United Kingdom10
Argentina1
Japan1
Austria1
New Zealand1

Where are Research Centres of Lennox International Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Lennox International

10 Best Lennox International Patents

US8239066B2 is the most popular patent in the Lennox International portfolio. It has received 227 citations so far from companies like Honeywell, Johnson Controls and Trane International.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Lennox International:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8239066B2227
US6571566B1209
US6826921B1157
US20080182506A1135
US8802981B297
US6644049B296
US20110010621A195
US8527096B294
USD648641S193
USD648642S190

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 266 Lennox International patents in 1138 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Lennox International patent portfolio are Johnson Controls, Carrier Corporation and Trane.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Lennox International –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Lennox International PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Johnson Controls49126
Carrier Corporation4597
Trane1948
Honeywell1839
Mitsubishi1747
Daikin1523
Ademco1452
LG1125
Samsung1023
Heatcraft Refrigeration Products1026

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Lennox International Patents

Top Lennox International Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8802981B213
US20130138250A111
US8239066B210
US9906029B29
US8694164B28
US8655491B28
US20080182506A18
US6978909B28
US6644049B27
US8994539B27
US10302329B27
US10387985B27
US7185513B27
US6826921B17
US7850390B27

What Percentage of Lennox International US Patent Applications were Granted?

Lennox International (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 22 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 17 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 77.27%.

Below are the key stats of Lennox International patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Lennox International?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Baker Botts Lennox1478.57%
Lennox International366.67%
Brooks Kushman1100.00%
Eversheds Sutherland10.00%
Klemchuk1100.00%
Parker Justiss1100.00%
Shackelford Bowen Mckinley & Norton Lennox1100.00%

What are Lennox International key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Lennox International?

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

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

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