Thales Group has a total of 813 patents globally, out of which 449 have been granted. Of these 813 patents, more than 23% patents are active. China is where Thales Group has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United Kingdom and France. Parallelly, France seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Thales Group.
Thales Group was founded in the year 1893 by Chantell Johnson. Thales Group designs and builds aerospace and defense electrical systems. The Company offers flight deck systems, avionics equipment, and navigation solutions as well as provides telecommunications satellites, signalling systems, and air traffic management and maintenance services and also serves aviation, space and transportation, defense and security markets worldwide. As of December 2022, the market cap of Thales Group is $ 25.72 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Thales Group which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Thales Group patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Thales Group patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Thales Group have?
The founder Chantell Johnson has 0 patent and CEO Patrice Caine has 0 patent.
How many patents does Thales Group have?
Thales Group has a total of 813 patents globally. These patents belong to 641 unique patent families. Out of 813 patents, 192 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Thales Group 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||Thales Group Applications Filed||Thales Group Patents Granted|
How many Thales Group patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Thales Group File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Thales Group Filed Patents
|United States Of America||66|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||25|
Where are the Research Centres of Thales Group Patents Located?
10 Best Thales Group Patents
US6388393B1 is the most popular patent in the Thales Group portfolio. It has received 196 citations so far from companies like Samsung, Sharp, and Nokia.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Thales Group:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Thales Group patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Thales Group’s invention. They couldn’t because Thales Group had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 26 Thales Group patents in 89 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Thales Group patent portfolio are Texas Instruments, Raytheon, and Canon.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Thales Group –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Thales Group Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Thales Group Patents
Top Thales Group Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Thales Group US Patent Applications were Granted?
Thales Group (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 163 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 108 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 95.58%.
Below are the key stats of Thales Group patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Thales Group?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|The Jansson Firm||64||96.00%|
|Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney||53||94.34%|
|Thales Group Dis||45||100.00%|
|Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton||1||100.00%|