Thermal Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Thermal has a total of 183 patents globally, out of which 103 have been granted. Of these 183 patents, more than 22% patents are active. United States of America is where Thermal has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Thermal.

Thermal was founded in the year 2014. The Company designs and manufactures a broad industrial heating products line, including mica band heaters, cartridge heaters, ceramic band heaters and temperature sensors (thermocouples and RTD probes and sensors).

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

How many patents does Thermal have?

Thermal has a total of 183 patents globally. These patents belong to 90 unique patent families. Out of 183 patents, 42 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Thermal File Every Year?

Thermal 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 GrantThermal Applications FiledThermal Patents Granted
20231
202211
202113
202064
2019128
201833
201762
20163
20151
20141
201351
201273

How many Thermal patents are Alive/Dead?

Thermal Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Thermal File in Different Countries?

Thermal Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Thermal Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America125
Europe12
China10
Australia6
Germany6
Netherlands1
Austria1

Where are Research Centres of Thermal Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Thermal

10 Best Thermal Patents

US8100894B2 is the most popular patent in the Thermal portfolio. It has received 231 citations so far from companies like Gyrus Acmi, Inc., Ethicon Llc and Cilag Gmbh International.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8100894B2231
US20040035558A1175
US6536510B2171
US6828675B2168
US6578626B1153
US6657121B2151
US6533029B1145
US6804117B2128
US6889755B2115
US6883594B2103

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Thermal patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Thermal invention. They couldn’t because Thermal had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 83 Thermal patents in 485 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Thermal patent portfolio are Asia Vital Components, Nec Corporation and IBM.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Thermal –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Thermal PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Asia Vital Components1531
Nec Corporation816
IBM714
Foxconn Technology1224
Lg Electronics512
General Electric513
Fujitsu Limited45
Denso Corporation47
The Boeing Company47
Raytheon Company48

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Thermal Patents

 Top Thermal Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US6880626B215
US20040035558A111
US6889755B210
US7149087B210
US7431071B29
US6719039B29
US6828675B29
US6945317B28
US6536510B28
US7117930B27
US7647961B27
US6997245B27
US6626233B17
US6802362B27
US6804117B26

What are Thermal key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Thermal?

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

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

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