Pizza Hut Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Pizza Hut has a total of 58 patents globally, out of which 26 have been granted. Of these 58 patents, more than 13% patents are active. United States of America is where Pizza Hut has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Korea (South). Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Pizza Hut.

Pizza Hut subpart of Yum! Brands was founded in 1958 by Dan Carney and Frank Carney. Pizza Hut operates as a chain of restaurants. The Company offers pizza, pasta, wings, and other food services. Pizza Hut serves customers worldwide.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Pizza Hut have?

The founder Dan Carney and Frank Carney have 0 patents and the CEO Aaron Powell have 0 patents.

How many patents does Pizza Hut have?

Pizza Hut has a total of 58 patents globally. These patents belong to 30 unique patent families. Out of 58 patents, 8 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Pizza Hut File Every Year?

Pizza Hut 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 GrantPizza Hut Applications FiledPizza Hut Patents Granted

How many Pizza Hut patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Pizza Hut Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Pizza Hut File in Different Countries?

Pizza Hut Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Pizza Hut Filed Patents

United States Of America31
Korea (South)2
United Kingdom1

Where are Research Centers of Pizza Hut Patents Located?

Research Centers of Pizza Hut Patents

10 Best Pizza Hut Patents

US6843167B1 is the most popular patent in the Pizza Hut portfolio. It has received 37 citations so far from companies like Zume Inc, Kraft Foods Global Brands Llc and Zume Pizza Inc.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Pizza Hut:

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Pizza Hut US Patent Applications were Granted?

Pizza Hut (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 35 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 18 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 64.2%.

Below are the key stats of Pizza Hut patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Pizza Hut?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Stites & Harbison Pllc1855.56%
Dicke Billig & Czaja785.71%
William M Hienz Iii70%
Baker & Botts Llp2100.00%
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear Llp10.00%


What are Pizza Hut key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Pizza Hut?

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

R&D Focus: How has Pizza Hut search focus changed over the years?


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