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?
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||LG Electronics Applications Filed||LG Electronics Patents Granted|
How many LG Electronics patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did LG Electronics File in Different Countries?
Countries in which LG Electronics Filed Patents
|United States Of America||28735|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||72|
|United Arab Emirates||21|
Where are Research Centres of LG Electronics Patents Located?
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 Number||Citation Count|
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 –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing LG Electronics Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha||317||689|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on LG Electronics Patents
Top LG Electronics Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
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 Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch||9704||79.66%|
|Lee Hong Degerman Kang & Waimey||9549||87.75%|
|Ked & Associates||6336||75.87%|
|Fish & Richardson||5165||86.81%|
|Morgan Lewis & Bockius||428||87.15%|
|Greenblum & Bernstein||424||75.94%|
|Harness Dickey & Pierce||420||70.17%|
|Mckenna Long & Aldridge||130||51.54%|
|Fish & Richardson||119||84.87%|