Michelin North America Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Michelin North America has a total of 30 patents globally, out of which 18 have been granted. Of these 30 patents, more than 13% patents are active. United States of America is where Michelin North America has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Mexico and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Michelin North America.

Michelin North America was founded in the year 1889. The Company manufactures and supplies tires. The Company offers tires for passenger car, sport utility vehicle, light truck, recreational vehicle, earthmover, heavy duty trucks and bicycles.

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

How many patents does Michelin North America have?

Michelin North America has a total of 30 patents globally. These patents belong to 20 unique patent families. Out of 30 patents, 4 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Michelin North America File Every Year?

Michelin North America Patent 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 GrantMichelin North America Applications FiledMichelin North America Patents Granted
20191
20161
20142
201111
201021
200912
20082
200741
200633
200532
20043

How many Michelin North America patents are Alive/Dead?

Michelin North America Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Michelin North America File in Different Countries?

Michelin North America Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Michelin North America Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America13
Mexico3
Europe2
Malaysia2
India2
Spain1
Canada1
Australia1
Brazil1
New Zealand1

Where are Research Centres of Michelin North America Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Michelin North America

10 Best Michelin North America Patents

US20070129880A1 is the most popular patent in the Michelin North America portfolio. It has received 44 citations so far from companies like Pioneer Corporation, Telenav and Telogis.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Michelin North America:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20070129880A144
USD530266S136
US7606579B235
USD639235S134
US7616129B226
US20070130279A126
US6629800B123
US8651156B218
US8643722B218
US7196617B28

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Michelin North America patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 7 Michelin North America patents in 76 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Michelin North America patent portfolio are Airbiquity, Samsung Electronics and Ford Global Technologies.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Michelin North America –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Michelin North America PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Airbiquity35
Samsung Electronics23
Ford Global Technologies24
Nokia Technologies26
Orix Ventures25
Bion Inc23
Sony Corporation25
Realtymaps12
Blackberry13
Malikie Innovations12

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Michelin North America Patents

 Top Michelin North America Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7616129B214
US7606579B28
US8643722B25
US20070130279A15
US20070129880A13
US8651156B21
US6629800B11

What Percentage of Michelin North America US Patent Applications were Granted?

Michelin North America (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 15 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 14 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.

Below are the key stats of Michelin North America patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Michelin North America?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Michelin North America Inc6100.00%
Alan A Csontos3100.00%
Dority & Manning P A And Michelin2100.00%
Jenkens & Gilchrist Pc2100.00%
Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond1100.00%
Burr & Forman Llp1100.00%

What are Michelin North America key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Michelin North America?

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

R&D Focus: How has Michelin North America search focus changed over the years?

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