Textron Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Textron has a total of 9332 patents globally, out of which 5235 have been granted. Of these 9332 patents, more than 65% patents are active. United States of America is where Textron has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Textron.

Textron was founded in 1923 by Royal Little. Textron operates as a multi-industry company with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance. The Company provides airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products. Textron’s finance division offers asset based lending, aviation, distribution, golf, and resort finance, as well as structured capital. As of April 2022, Textron has a market cap of $15.58 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Textron have?

The Founder Royal Little has 16 patents and the CEO Scott C. Donnelly has 0 patents.

How many patents does Textron have?

Textron has a total of 9332 patents globally. These patents belong to 3598 unique patent families. Out of 9332 patents, 6092 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Textron File Every Year?

Textron 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 GrantTextron Applications FiledTextron Patents Granted
201142843
201258161
2013672194
2014442359
2015274563
2016332496
2017819311
2018839236
2019457486
2020311585
2021122529
20222134

How many Textron patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Textron Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Textron File in Different Countries?

Textron Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Textron Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America3034
Europe1386
Germany1313
Canada708
China575
Japan313
India258
Korea (South)200
Australia190
Brazil148
Austria92
United Kingdom86
Mexico85
Spain46
Taiwan42
Israel32
Russia29
Poland13
France13
Czech Republic12
New Zealand12
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)11
Argentina8
Italy7
South Africa6
Eurasia5
Denmark4
Norway4
Saudi Arabia4
Singapore4
Portugal2
Turkey2
Lithuania1
Malaysia1
Hungary1
Slovenia1

Where are Research Centers of Textron Patents Located?

Research Centers of Textron Patents

10 Best Textron Patents

US6692681B1 is the most popular patent in the Textron portfolio. It has received 283 citations so far from companies like The Boeing Company, Airbus and Subaru Corporation.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Textron:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6692681B1283
US6638466B1220
US20040181753A1160
US20040181496A1121
US6523334B1112
US6753966B2109
US6732982B1101
US6483583B196
US6468458B196
US6836325B292

Which Companies are using Textron 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 Textron patent portfolio are Boeing, Airbus and Sikorsky Aircraft.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Boeing79
Airbus77
Sikorsky Aircraft57
Honda Motor Company30
Ford Global Technologies Llc22
General Electric16
Utc Aerospace Systems15
Plastic Omnium Advanced Innovation And Research15
Honeywell14
Polaris Industries13

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Textron Patents

Top Textron Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US6692681B114
US20150261379A114
US9327587B211
US6753966B211
US20100108290A111
US6638466B111
US7332881B210
US7827900B210
US6953108B210
US20070018056A110
US7654211B29
US7933679B18
US9202098B28
US6836325B28
US6732982B18

What Percentage of Textron US Patent Applications were Granted?

Textron (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 472 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 288 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 69.06%.

Below are the key stats of Textron patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Textron?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Harness Dickey Troy21954.42%
Sandberg Phoenix & Von Gontard Pc7181.67%
Ip Docket4580.00%
Trexler Bushnell Giangiorgi4792.00%
Garvey Smith & Nehrbass Patent Attorneys Llc1684.62%
Bainwood Huang & Associates Llc14100.00%
Richard A Giangiorgi2030.00%
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel Llp560.00%
James R Foley40%
Burris Law Pllc3100.00%

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What are Textron’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Textron?

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

R&D Focus: How has Textron’s search focus changed over the years?

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