Solar Turbines has a total of 926 patents globally, out of which 454 have been granted. Of these 926 patents, more than 50% patents are active. The United States of America is where Solar Turbines has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Germany. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Solar Turbines.
Solar Turbines is subpart of Caterpillar Inc was founded in 1927 by George Prudden. Solar Turbines manufactures industrial gas turbines. The Company offers engines, compressors, mechanical drive packages, and generators, as well as renders construction services including design and engineering, fabrication, material procurement, and onsite construction.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Solar Turbines which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Solar Turbines patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Solar Turbines patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Solar Turbines have?
The Founder George Prudden has 0 patents and CEO Robert Mosley has 0 patents.
How many patents does Solar Turbines have?
Solar Turbines has a total of 926 patents globally. These patents belong to 402 unique patent families. Out of 926 patents, 465 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Solar Turbines 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||Solar Turbines Applications Filed||Solar Turbines Patents Granted|
How many Solar Turbines patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Solar Turbines File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Solar Turbines Filed Patents
|United States Of America||396|
Where are Research Centers of Solar Turbines Patents Located?
10 Best Solar Turbines Patents
US8621873B2 is the most popular patent in the Solar Turbines portfolio. It has received 88 citations so far from companies like Rolls-Royce, Bj Energy Solutions, and Ge Oil & Gas Esp.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Solar Turbines:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Solar Turbines Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies in the Solar Turbines patent portfolio are General Electric, Raytheon Technologies and Siemens.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Raytheon Technologies Corporation||19|
|United Technologies Corporation||14|
|Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc||12|
|Pratt & Whitney Canada||9|
|Nuovo Pignone Srl||7|
|Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd||6|
|Ansaldo Energia Ip Uk Limited||5|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Solar Turbines Patents
Top Solar Turbines Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Solar Turbines US Patent Applications were Granted?
Solar Turbines (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 380 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 256 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 68.63%.
Below are the key stats of Solar Turbines patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Solar Turbines?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Finnegan Henderson Llp||35||2.86%|
|Larry G Cain||7||71.43%|
|Brannon Sowers & Cracraft Pc||4||75.00%|
|Claim Construction Llc||4||0.00%|
|Inactive Brannon Sowers||3||0.00%|
|Keith P Roberson||2||100.00%|
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