NRG Energy Patents – Key Insights and Stats

NRG Energy has a total of 255 patents globally, out of which 172 have been granted. Of these 255 patents, more than 61% patents are active. United States of America is where NRG Energy has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of NRG Energy.

NRG Energy was founded in 1989. NRG Energy owns and operates a diverse portfolio of power-generating facilities primarily in the United States. The Company offers energy production and cogeneration facilities, thermal energy production, and energy resource recovery facilities. As of March 2022, NRG Energy has a market cap of $9.22 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of NRG Energy have?

The CEO, Mauricio Gutierrez have 0 patents.

How many patents does NRG Energy have?

NRG Energy has a total of 255 patents globally. These patents belong to 111 unique patent families. Out of 255 patents, 158 patents are active.

How many NRG Energy patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

NRG Energy Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

NRG Energy

How Many Patents did NRG Energy File Every Year?

NRG Energy 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 GrantNRG Energy Applications FiledNRG Energy Patents Granted
2011173
2012123
201384
20141710
20152015
20163023
20171418
20183025
2019711
20201311
2021212
20221

How Many Patents did NRG Energy File in Different Countries?

NRG Energy Worldwide Patents

Countries in which NRG Energy Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America122
China24
Europe21
Germany17
United Kingdom12
Canada5
Australia5
Japan5
Austria3
Slovenia3
Mexico2
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)2
Spain1
Brazil1
Croatia1
Hungary1
Korea (South)1
Poland1
Saudi Arabia1

Where are Research Centers of NRG Energy Patents Located?

Research Centers of NRG Energy Patents

10 Best NRG Energy Patents

US20100264906A1 is the most popular patent in the NRG Energy portfolio. It has received 88 citations so far from companies like American Power Conversion Corporation, Schneider Electric It Corporation and Eaton Corporation.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20100264906A188
US20130043826A187
US20090133407A179
US6622490B261
USD693765S160
US6392371B159
US6418724B154
USD664499S153
US8080972B252
US6370862B151

What Percentage of NRG Energy US Patent Applications were Granted?

NRG Energy (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 10 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 4 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 50.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for NRG Energy?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Bracewell Llp350.00%
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati250.00%
Andrews Kurth Kenyon Llp10.00%
John W Bunch1100.00%
Kacvinsky Daisak Pllc10.00%
Madan Law Pllc10%
Stoel Rives Llp Slc1100.00%

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What are NRG Energy‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by NRG Energy?

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

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

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Updated on April 3, 2022

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