Nissan Motor Patents – Insights & Stats

Nissan Motor has a total of 79730 patents globally, out of which 45695 have been granted. Of these 79730 patents, more than 64% patents are active. Japan is where Nissan Motor has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by USA and Europe and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Nissan Motor is Japan, China & USA. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Nissan Motor.

Nissan Motor was founded in 1933 by Yoshisuke Aikawa, William Gorham, Masujiro Hashimoto and Rokuro Aoyama. Nissan Motor doing business in Automotive industry. The Company offers wide range of products in Automobiles, luxury vehicles, commercial vehicles, outboard motors and forklift trucks, etc. As of May 2022, Nissan Motor has a market cap of $14.85 Billion.

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

How many patents does Nissan Motor have?

Nissan Motor has a total of 79730 patents globally. These patents belong to 47201 unique patent families. Out of 79730 patents, 51307 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Nissan Motor File Every Year?

Nissan Motor 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 GrantNissan Applications FiledNissan Patents Granted
201132152673
201240912548
201353743092
201445522632
201544812344
201634372951
201740562815
201833113114
201924003081
202013412474
20211971977
202216869

How many Nissan Motor patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Nissan Motor Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Nissan Motor File in Different Countries?

Nissan Motor Worldwide Patents in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which Nissan Motor Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan40262
United States Of America9244
Europe6451
China5614
Korea (South)2363
Germany2065
India1087
Brazil992
Russia987
Mexico943
Canada749
Thailand689
Indonesia578
France494
Malaysia461
United Kingdom438
Australia186
Taiwan105
Austria91
Spain87
Philippines25
Vietnam25
South Africa22
Portugal11
Netherlands8
Singapore6
Morocco5
Israel4
United Arab Emirates4
Turkey2
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)2
Poland1
Ecuador1
Cyprus1
Slovenia1
Denmark1
Romania1
Africa1

Where are Research Centers of Nissan Motor Patents Located?

Research Centers of Nissan Motor Patents

10 Best Nissan Motor Patents

JP2005335432A is the most popular patent in the Nissan Motor portfolio. It has received 913 citations so far from companies like Ethicon, Toyota and Hyundai.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Nissan Motor:

Publication NumberCitation Count
JP2005335432A913
US6823241B2368
US6480767B2311
JP2003262525A250
US6463369B2243
US20030179293A1224
US7592928B2203
US7145519B2193
US6931316B2191
US20050074143A1180

Which Companies are using Nissan Motor 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 Nissan Motor patent portfolio are Toyota, Ford and Gm Global Technology.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Toyota897
Ford539
Gm Global Technology473
Honda Motor418
Hyundai Motor415
Kia Motors240
Denso239
Robert Bosch192
LG135
Samsung122

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Nissan Motor Patents

Top Nissan Motor Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8728666B229
US6480767B229
US7695865B226
US7592928B222
US7320846B221
US20060251965A121
US7138208B219
US7205255B219
US6873911B219
US6864807B219
US20080118826A119
US8697289B218
US8492028B218
US7648538B218
US7074517B217

What Percentage of Nissan Motor US Patent Applications were Granted?

Nissan Motor (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 11758 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 10488 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 92.0%.

Below are the key stats of Nissan Motor’s patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Nissan Motor?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Foley & Lardner473694.18%
Global Ip Counselors161194.85%
Mcdermott Will & Emery144187.88%
Young Basile88786.97%
Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton29190.04%
Nissan255100.00%
Schwartz Jeffery Schwaab Mack23082.61%
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath19393.58%
Richard L Schwaab18896.28%
Schwartz Jeffery Schwaab12278.69%

Based on its mission of “enriching people’s lives,” Nissan Motor is expanding its company activities centred on automotive manufacturing.

Nissan Motor offers the smooth and strong drive that only ecologically friendly motors can provide, with the objective of reaching zero emissions. Nissan Motor’s Autonomous Drive / Advanced Driver Aid System provides driver assistance technology that anybody can trust, paving the way for completely autonomous driving in the future. Nissan Motor’s Connected Car & Service offers dependable, convenient, and welcoming services tailored to each individual. Mobility Service & Energy Management by Nissan Motor is pushing a number of mobility-related initiatives in order to achieve a more sustainable society.

Nissan Motor is working on:

  • Car Technology: Integrated Display Interface, Intelligent Route Planner and e-4ORCE
  • Future Technology: Intelligent powertrain for the next generation of e-POWER, Lightweight high-isolation material (acoustic meta-material) and Invisible-to-Visible (I2V)

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What are Nissan Motor’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Nissan Motor?

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

R&D Focus: How Nissan Motor search focus changed over the years?

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