LG Electronics Patents – Key Insights and Stats

LG Electronics has a total of 141312 patents globally, out of which 69097 have been granted. Of these 141312 patents, more than 72% patents are active. Korea (South) is where LG Electronics has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States of America and Europe. Parallelly, Korea (South) seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of LG Electronics.

LG Electronics was founded in the year 1958. Home appliances and digital display equipment are produced and sold by LG Electronics. The company manufactures and sells flat-panel televisions, audio-visual devices, washing machines, air conditioners, refrigerators, as well as telecommunications gear like tablets and smartphones. As of January 2023, LG Electronics has a market cap of $12.01 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of LG Electronics have?

The founder Koo In-Hwoi have 0 patent and CEO William Cho have 0 patents.

How many patents does LG Electronics have?

LG Electronics has a total of 141312 patents globally. These patents belong to 62663 unique patent families. Out of 141312 patents, 102493 patents are active.

How Many Patents did LG Electronics File Every Year?

LG Electronics 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 GrantLG Electronics Applications FiledLG Electronics Patents Granted
202352
202214175710
202136097132
202073358883
2019777212459
2018528312378
2017612010746
2016648911737
20156047
20144235
20133005
20122399
20112340

How many LG Electronics patents are Alive/Dead?

LG Electronics Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did LG Electronics File in Different Countries?

LG Electronics Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which LG Electronics Filed Patents

CountryPatent
Korea (South)40897
United States Of America28735
Europe14822
China13005
Germany9505
Japan4254
India2259
Australia1669
United Kingdom1327
Brazil986
Russia762
Spain750
Canada654
Italy615
Viet Nam546
Taiwan540
Mexico488
Indonesia327
Austria184
Poland150
Malaysia99
Singapore95
France87
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)72
Chile54
Denmark53
Hungary51
Portugal40
South Africa40
Turkey38
Philippines36
United Arab Emirates21
Slovenia20
Colombia18
Egypt12
Saudi Arabia12
Norway9
Argentina9
Israel4
Pakistan2
Bangladesh1
Croatia1
Kazakhstan1
Malta1

Where are Research Centres of LG Electronics Patents Located?

Research Centres of LG Electronics Patents

10 Best LG Electronics Patents

US10315566B2 is the most popular patent in the LG Electronics portfolio. It has received 468 citations so far from companies like Ethicon, Cilag.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of LG Electronics:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US10315566B2468
US20160182187A1224
US9265078B2210
US9264204B2207
US20160065335A1202
KR101606803B1200
KR101850918B1182
US20160327911A1177
USD756959S1174
USD756958S1162

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 8204 LG Electronics patents in 43298 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the LG Electronics patent portfolio are Samsung, Qualcomm and Huawei.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing LG Electronics –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing LG Electronics PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Samsung23816351
Qualcomm18665107
Huawei11642428
Ericsson7641697
Apple5561182
Sony4751241
Ntt Docomo4331001
Intel368307
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha317689
ZTE301729

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on LG Electronics Patents

Top LG Electronics Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9854446B245
US9571625B244
US9632648B236
US9569088B233
US10362511B232
US9310984B228
US9265078B228
US20160165640A126
US9285989B225
US10863196B225
US9445480B224
US9563350B223
US9513668B223
US9871286B223
US9606721B222

What Percentage of LG Electronics US Patent Applications were Granted?

LG Electronics (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 40087 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 29653 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 82.46%.

Below are the key stats of LG Electronics patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for LG Electronics?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch970479.66%
Lee Hong Degerman Kang & Waimey954987.75%
Dentons665583.53%
Ked & Associates633675.87%
Fish & Richardson516586.81%
Morgan Lewis & Bockius42887.15%
Greenblum & Bernstein42475.94%
Harness Dickey & Pierce42070.17%
Mckenna Long & Aldridge13051.54%
Fish & Richardson11984.87%

What are LG Electronics key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by LG Electronics?

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

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

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Updated on January 12, 2023

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