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?
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||LKQ Corporation Applications Filed||LKQ Corporation Patents Granted|
How many LKQ Corporation patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did LKQ Corporation File in Different Countries?
Countries in which LKQ Corporation Filed Patents
|United States Of America||218|
|United Arab Emirates||1|
Where are the Research Centers of LKQ Corporation Patents Located?
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 Number||Citation Count|
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 –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Saint Gobain Glass||10|
|Camco Manufacturing Inc||2|
|Big Horn Valve||2|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on LKQ Corporation Patents
Top LKQ Corporation Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
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 Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|King & Partners||1||100.00%|
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