LKQ Corporation Patents – Key Insights and Stats

LKQ Corporation has a total of 612 patents globally, out of which 446 have been granted. Of these 612 patents, more than 68% patents are active. United States Of America is where LKQ Corporation has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Canada. Parallelly, United States Of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of LKQ Corporation.

LKQ Corporation was founded in 1998 by Donald Flynn. LKQ Corporation offers automotive products and services. The Company provides alternative collision replacement parts, recycled engines, and transmissions, as well as remanufactured engines. LKQ offers customers in North America, Central America, and Europe. LKQ offers replacement systems, components, and parts for the repair of automobiles and light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks. As of March 2022 LKQ Corporation has a market cap of $13.33 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of LKQ Corporation have?

The Founder Donald Flynn and CEO Dominick Zarcone has 0 patents.

How many patents does LKQ Corporation have?

LKQ Corporation has a total of 612 patents globally. These patents belong to 253 unique patent families. Out of 612 patents, 418 patents are active.

How Many Patents did LKQ Corporation File Every Year?

LKQ Corporation Patents Filing 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 GrantLKQ Corporation Applications FiledLKQ Corporation Patents Granted
20112410
20123216
20133817
20146318
20154036
20162728
20177134
20184743
20194353
20201938
2021620
20222

How many LKQ Corporation patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

LKQ Corporation Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

LKQ Corporation Patents

How Many Patents did LKQ Corporation File in Different Countries?

LKQ Corporation Worldwide Patents

Countries in which LKQ Corporation Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America218
China69
Canada66
Australia53
Germany50
Korea (South)27
United Kingdom23
Europe35
Japan20
Spain4
Sweden4
Italy4
Netherlands3
France3
Brazil2
Austria1
India1
Mexico1
United Arab Emirates1

Where are the Research Centers of LKQ Corporation Patents Located?

Research Centers of LKQ Corporation Patents

10 Best LKQ Corporation Patents

US6384790B2 is the most popular patent in the LKQ Corporation portfolio. It has received 69 citations so far from companies like Guardian Industries Corp and Nissha Printing Co. Ltd.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of LKQ Corporation:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6384790B269
US6604731B266
US6334269B166
US6334832B162
US6864650B261
US6582799B157
USD489157S156
USD473992S155
USD517987S153
USD532577S143

Which Companies are using LKQ Corporation Patents to Advance their Research?

If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.

The top citing companies in the LKQ Corporation patent portfolio are Saint Gobain Glass, Pilkington and Ppg Industries.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Saint Gobain Glass10
Pilkington5
Ppg Industries4
Agc Inc3
Hall Labs3
Camco Manufacturing Inc2
Covestro Deutschland2
Robert Bosch2
Guardian Glass2
Big Horn Valve2

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on LKQ Corporation Patents

Top LKQ Corporation Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7296461B28
US7223940B28
US6864650B27
US7658967B27
US8995039B25
US7850145B24
US7204130B24
US7617964B24
US9266702B23
US8076885B23

What Percentage of LKQ Corporation US Patent Applications were Granted?

LKQ Corporation (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 3 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1 has been granted leading to a grant rate of 33.33%.

Below are the key stats of LKQ Corporation’s patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for LKQ Corporation?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
King & Partners1100.00%
K&L Gates10.00%
Dla Piper10.00%

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What are LKQ Corporation’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by LKQ Corporation?

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

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

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Updated on April 3, 2022

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