Waste Connections Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Waste Connections has a total of 21 patents globally, out of which 16 have been granted. Of these 21 patents, more than 28% patents are active. The United States of America is where Waste Connections has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Mexico and Canada. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Waste Connections.

Waste Connections was founded in the year 1997. The Company provides non-hazardous solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial and residential customers and offers collection, landfill disposal, and recycling services for various recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, office paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Waste Connections have?

The Founder and CEO Worthing Jackman has 0 patents.

How many patents does Waste Connections have?

Waste Connections has a total of 21 patents globally. These patents belong to 13 unique patent families. Out of 21 patents, 6 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Waste Connections File Every Year?

Waste Connections 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 GrantWaste Connections Applications FiledWaste Connections Patents Granted

How many Waste Connections patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Waste Connections Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Waste Connections File in Different Countries?

Waste Connections Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Waste Connections Filed Patents

United States Of America12
Gulf Cooperation Council1
United Kingdom1

Where are Research Centers of Waste Connections Patents Located?

Research Centers of Waste Connections Patents

10 Best Waste Connections Patents

US6763802B1 is the most popular patent in the Waste Connections portfolio. It has received 58 citations so far from companies like Denso Corporation, Ford, and Audi.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Waste Connections:

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Waste Connections US Patent Applications were Granted?

Waste Connections (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1 patent application at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Also this 1 patent application have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.

Below are the key stats of Waste Connections patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Waste Connections?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin1100.00%

List of Waste Connections Patents –

Waste Connections PatentsTitle
US10570026B2Leachate Treatment And Reduction Systems And Methods
US7935261B2Process For Treating Waste Drilling Mud
US7867399B2Method For Treating Waste Drilling Mud
CA2743612CMethod And Facility For Treating Waste Drilling Mud
GC0003032AMethod And Facility For Treating Waste Drilling Mud
MX322034BMethod And Installation For Drilling Sludge Treatment.
US8430083B2Mixer For Use In An Exhaust Gas Recirculation System And Method For Assembly Of The Same
US20100326655A1Method And Facility For Treating Waste Drilling Mud
US7370620B1Intake Manifold Assembly Having Short Compact Runners And Methods Of Making Same
US7316215B1Valve Cover Assembly For A Vehicle Engine And Method For Producing Same
US6945199B2Engine Coolant Crossover Assembly
US6840204B1Mounting System For An Air Intake Manifold Assembly
US6763802B1Intake Manifold Valve System
US6739301B2Composite Intake Manifold Assembly For An Internal Combustion Engine And Method For Producing Same
US6715350B2Automatic Tank Gauge Systems
MX2014002340AProcess And Facility For Treating Waste Drilling Mud.
WO2010059475A3Method And Facility For Treating Waste Drilling Mud
CA2894714A1Method And Facility For Treating Waste Drilling Mud
DE202006002585U1Transportable Tent-Like Building Has Side Sections Of Floor Connected To Center Section By Flexurally Slack Pull Elements Which Are Operated By At Least One Electric Motor To Bring Side Elements From Open Position Into Closed Position
GB2418901ABin Emptying Carriage

What are Waste Connectionskey innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Waste Connections?

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

R&D Focus: How has Waste Connectionssearch focus changed over the years?


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