Pony.ai Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Pony.ai has a total of 277 patents globally, out of which 92 have been granted. Of these 277 patents, more than 93% patents are active. The United States of America is where Pony.ai has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Hong Kong (S.A.R.). Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Pony.ai.

Pony.ai was founded in 2016 by James Peng and Tiancheng Lou. Pony.ai provides automobile engineering and technology solutions. The Company develops artificial intelligence and autonomous driving technology solutions for transportation. Pony.ai serves customers in the United States and China.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Pony.ai have?

The co-founder and CEO, James Peng, has 81 patents whereas Tiancheng Lou has 93 patents.

How many patents does Pony.ai have?

Pony.ai has a total of 277 patents globally. These patents belong to 151 unique patent families. Out of 277 patents, 259 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Pony.ai File Every Year?

Pony.ai Patent 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 GrantPony.ai Applications FiledPony.ai Patents Granted

How many Pony.ai patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Pony.ai Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Pony.ai File in Different Countries?

Pony.ai Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Pony.ai Filed Patents

United States Of America182
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)23

Where are Research Centers of Pony.ai Patents Located?

Research Centers of Pony.ai Patents are located in United States of America.

10 Best Pony.ai Systems Patents

US20190202467A1 is the most popular patent in the Pony.ai portfolio. It has received 12 citations so far from companies like Mazda Motor Corp, Visteon Global Tech, Uber Tech.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Pony.ai:

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Pony.ai US Patent Applications were Granted?

Pony.ai (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 59 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 39 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 81.25%.

Below are the key stats of Pony.ai patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Pony.ai?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton5981.25%

What are Pony.ai‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Pony.ai?

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

R&D Focus: How has Pony.ai‘s search focus changed over the years?


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