Meridian Energy Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Meridian Energy has a total of 82 patents globally, out of which 32 have been granted. Of these 82 patents, more than 4% patents are active. New Zealand is where Meridian Energy has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe. Parallelly, New Zealand seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Meridian Energy.

Meridian Energy was founded in the year 1999. The Company operates as a state-owned electricity generator. The Company produces hydroelectric power and supplies electricity to residential, business and rural customers. As of February 2023, the market cap of Meridian Energy is $8.63 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Meridian Energy have?

The CEO Neal Barclay has 0 patent.

How many patents does Meridian Energy have?

Meridian Energy has a total of 82 patents globally. These patents belong to 28 unique patent families. Out of 82 patents, 4 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Meridian Energy File Every Year?

Meridian Energy 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 GrantMeridian Energy Applications FiledMeridian Energy Patents Granted
20132
20121
201114
201043
200974
2008125
2007282
20063
200511
20041
200386
200213

How many Meridian Energy patents are Alive/Dead?

Meridian Energy Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Meridian Energy File in Different Countries?

Meridian Energy Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Meridian Energy Filed Patents

CountryPatents
New Zealand13
Canada8
Europe6
China6
Australia5
United States Of America5
Japan4
Austria3
Korea (South)3
India2
Germany2
Spain2
Malaysia1
Argentina1
South Africa1
Russia1
Denmark1

Where are Research Centres of Meridian Energy Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Meridian Energy

10 Best Meridian Energy Patents

US6525431B1 is the most popular patent in the Meridian Energy portfolio. It has received 54 citations so far from companies like Honda Motor, Mcalister Technologies and Gasforce.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Meridian Energy:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6525431B154
US6637312B114
US20100132354A112
US20100176591A111
WO2006135260A111
WO2003072921A110
CN101641497A8
WO2011068419A15
WO2009099343A15
WO2009017431A15

What Percentage of Meridian Energy US Patent Applications were Granted?

Meridian Energy (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 4 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 2 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 50.0%.

Below are the key stats of Meridian Energy patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Meridian Energy?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton366.67%
Lowe Graham Jones10.00%

What are Meridian Energy key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Meridian Energy?

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

R&D Focus: How has Meridian Energy search focus changed over the years?

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