Vestas Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Vestas has a total of 7789 patents globally, out of which 4746 have been granted. Of these 7789 patents, more than 74% patents are active. Europe is where Vestas has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the USA and China. Parallelly, Denmark seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Vestas.

Vestas was founded in year 1945 by Peder Hansen. The Company develops, manufactures, and markets wind turbines that generate electricity. The Company installs and maintenance turbines. Vestas Wind Systems serves customers worldwide.

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

How many patents does Vestas have?

Vestas has a total of 7789 patents globally. These patents belong to 3231 unique patent families. Out of 7789 patents, 5798 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Vestas File Every Year?

Vestas 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 GrantVestas Applications FiledVestas Patents Granted
2023114
2022121509
2021317641
2020614621
2019712563
2018688550
2017862568
2016786548
2015519406
2014530226
2013432
2012634
2011625

How many Vestas patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Vestas Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Vestas File in Different Countries?

Vestas Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Vestas Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Europe1479
United States Of America1371
China989
Germany936
Spain611
India478
Denmark421
Japan75
United Kingdom67
Canada58
Korea (South)52
Brazil32
Australia26
Taiwan24
Norway22
Portugal14
Viet Nam8
Poland7
Italy4
Mexico3
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Singapore1

Where are the Research Centers of Vestas Patents Located?

Research Centers of Vestas Patents

10 Best Vestas Patents

US8725551B2 is the most popular patent in the Vestas portfolio. It has received 117 citations so far from companies like Emerging Automotive Llc, Toyota, and Siemens.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8725551B2117
US20140316838A148
US20140271217A147
US20140324495A146
US8851840B242
WO2017108057A137
WO2014121794A136
US20200210824A135
WO2016128005A134
US8907517B233

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 377 Vestas patents in 1485 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Vestas patent portfolio are General Electric, Siemens Gamesa and Wobben Properties.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Vestas –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Vestas PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
General Electric144344
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy77137
Wobben Properties Gmbh51115
Siemens2248
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd1227
Ge Renewable Technologies Wind Bv1228
Senvion1230
Lm Wp Patent Holding827
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd719
Boeing68

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Vestas Patents

Top Vestas Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US10487797B210
US8778479B29
US9765756B29
US9631608B28
US8704390B28
US9500090B27
US8747592B27
US9039381B27
US9450392B26
US8918376B26
US9638166B26
US20140324495A16
US9771924B26
US10105913B26
US9466034B26

What Percentage of Vestas US Patent Applications were Granted?

Vestas (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1583 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1172 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 87.27%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Vestas?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsAllowance Rate
Wood Herron & Evans Llp77883.28%
Patterson & Sheridan Llp69691.23%
St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens Llc3494.12%
Perkins Coie Llp1978.95%
Cpa Global Patrafee Ab9100.00%
Stites & Harbison Pllc785.71%
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch Llp5100.00%
Harness Dickey & Pierce Plc4100.00%
Workman Nydegger4100.00%
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner366.67%

What are Vestas key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Vestas?

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

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

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