Otis has a total of 13034 patents globally, out of which 7192 have been granted. Of these 13034 patents, more than 49% patents are active. The United States of America is where Otis has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Otis.
Otis was founded in the year 1853 by Elisha Otis. The company manufactures, installs, and services building systems. The Company offers elevators, escalators, and other moving products. Otis Worldwide serves customers worldwide. As of December 2022, the market cap of Otis is $ 32.74 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Otis which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Otis patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Otis patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Otis have?
The founder Elisha Otis has 0 patent and CEO Judy Marks has 0 patent.
How many patents does Otis have?
Otis has a total of 13034 patents globally. These patents belong to 4382 unique patent families. Out of 13034 patents, 6423 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Otis File Every Year?
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 Grant||Otis Applications Filed||Otis Patents Granted|
How many Otis patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Otis File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Otis Filed Patents
|United States Of America||2348|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||584|
Where are the Research Centres of Otis Patents Located?
10 Best Otis Patents
US6397976B1 is the most popular patent in the Otis portfolio. It has received 163 citations so far from companies like Inventio, Kone and Mitsubishi Electric.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Otis:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Otis patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Otis invention. They couldn’t because Otis had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO used 388 Otis patents in 1096 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Otis patent portfolio are Kone, Inventio and Mitsubishi Electric.
List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Otis –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Otis Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Otis Patents
Top Otis Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Otis US Patent Applications were Granted?
Otis (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1994 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1193 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 75.36%.
Below are the key stats of Otis patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Otis?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Cantor Colburn Otis Elevator||1329||73.07%|
|Carlson Gaskey & Olds||355||78.18%|
|Otis Elevator Company||71||87.32%|
|Bachman & Lapointe||28||85.19%|
|Kinney And Lange||23||82.61%|
|Kinney & Lange||17||76.47%|
|Carlson Gaskey & Olds||16||68.75%|
|David J Gaskey||15||53.33%|
|Thomas H Osborn||12||83.33%|