Norfolk Southern Corporation Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Norfolk Southern Corporation has a total of 203 patents globally, out of which 144 have been granted. Of these 203 patents, more than 67% patents are active. Korea (South) is where Norfolk Southern Corporation has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by USA and China. Parallelly, Korea seems to be the main focused R&D center and USA is the origin country of Norfolk Southern Corporation.

Norfolk Southern Corporation was founded in 1982. Norfolk Southern Corporation provides rail transportation services. The Company transports raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the Southeast, East, and Midwest and, via interchange with rail carriers, to and from the rest of the United States. Norfolk Southern also transports overseas freight through several Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. As of June 2022, Norfolk Southern Corporation has a market cap of $53.81 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Norfolk Southern Corporation have?

The CEO Michael J. Farrell has 0 patents.

How many patents does Norfolk Southern Corporation have?

Norfolk Southern Corporation has a total of 203 patents globally. These patents belong to 139 unique patent families. Out of 203 patents, 138 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Norfolk Southern Corporation File Every Year?

Norfolk Southern 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 GrantNorfolk Southern Applications FiledNorfolk Southern Patents Granted
2011241
2012233
20131723
20141621
2015199
20162629
201799
2018710
201943
202074
20211813
20229

How many Norfolk Southern Corporation patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Norfolk Southern Corporation Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Norfolk Southern Corporation File in Different Countries?

Norfolk Southern Corporation Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Norfolk Southern Corporation Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Korea (South)126
United States Of America30
China8
Japan8
Canada6
Taiwan5
Mexico4
Europe4

Where are Research Centers of Norfolk Southern Corporation Patents Located?

Research Centers of Norfolk Southern Corporation Patents

10 Best Norfolk Southern Corporation Patents

US6647891B2 is the most popular patent in the Norfolk Southern Corporation portfolio. It has received 86 citations so far from companies like General Electric, Tetra Tech Inc, and Georgetown Rail Equiptment Company.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Norfolk Southern Corporation:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6647891B286
US6823242B140
US8342103B219
US8136454B218
KR1020110090491A18
KR101628326B114
US8386122B112
US8640629B29
KR101784780B19
KR1020150078861A9

What Percentage of Norfolk Southern Corporation US Patent Applications were Granted?

Norfolk Southern Corporation (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 25 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 24 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 96.0%.

Below are the key stats of Norfolk Southern Corporation patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Norfolk Southern Corporation?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Goodwin Procter Llp14100.00%
Morris Manning & Martin Llp5100.00%
Dykema Gossett Pllc2100.00%
Hunton Andrews Kurth Llp250.00%
Fisherbroyles Llp1100.00%
Jonn P Deluca1100.00%

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What are Norfolk Southern Corporation’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Norfolk Southern Corporation?

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

R&D Focus: How has Norfolk Southern Corporation search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on June 15, 2022

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