Weichai Power Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Weichai Power has a total of 8413 patents globally, out of which 6114 have been granted. Of these 8413 patents, more than 83% patents are active. China is where Weichai Power has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Europe and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Weichai Power is China. Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Weichai Power.

Weichai Power was founded in 2002 by the main sponsor, Weichai Holding Group Co., Ltd. and qualified domestic and foreign investors. Company is doing business in the research and development, manufacturing and sale of diesel engines. Its products are used in vehicles, marine vessels and power generators. As of December 2021, Weichai Power has a market cap of $145.38 Billion.

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

How many patents does Weichai Power have?

Weichai Powerhas a total of 8413 patents globally. These patents belong to 8127 unique patent families. Out of 8413 patents, 7039 patents are active.

How many Weichai Power patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Weichai Power Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

Weichai Power Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Weichai Power File Every Year?

Weichai Power 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 GrantWeichai Power Applications FiledWeichai Power Patents Granted
201125993
2012327146
2013505210
2014533454
2015431349
2016549460
2017662308
2018957576
20191615634
202015991259
20215591294

How Many Patents did Weichai Power File in Different Countries?

Weichai Power Patent Portfolio in top 10 countries

Countries in which Weichai PowerFiled Patents

CountryPatents
China8043
United States Of America71
Europe66
Germany50
Italy14
Japan12
Russia7
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)7
Brazil6
Taiwan6
Turkey6
India5
Spain5
Slovenia5
Denmark5
Poland5
Singapore2
United Kingdom2
Serbia2
Canada2
Croatia2
Cyprus2
Korea (South)2
Montenegro2
Australia1
France1
Hungary1

Where are Research Centers of Weichai Power Patents Located?

Weichai Power R&D Centers

10 Best Weichai Power Patents

CN102181780A  is the most popular patent in the Weichai Power portfolio. It has received 33 citations so far from companies like Xingtai Jinhoudun Precision Machinery, Hanshan Quanxing Internal Combustion Engine Fittings and Zaozhuang Tongjie Automobile Mould.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Weichai Power:

Publication NumberCitation Count
CN102181780A33
CN201013431Y24
CN2843728Y23
CN102620875A23
CN102518496A21
CN104314650A20
CN102494841A19
CN2832367Y18
CN104565127A18
CN103775182A18

What Percentage of Weichai Power US Patent Applications were Granted?

Weichai Power (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 26 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 15 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 93.75%.

Below are the key stats of Weichai Power patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Weichai Power?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Fenwick & West Llp983.33%
Cantor Colburn Llp8100.00%
Scully Scott Murphy & Presser Pc5100.00%
Byrne Poh Llp10%
Maier & Maier Pllc1100.00%

Weichai has consistently followed the path of independent innovation over the past 20 years, establishing a four-in-one new technical innovation system of “independent innovation + open innovation + craftsman innovation + fundamental research innovation”; and continuing to grow R&D expenditure. The investment in engine research and development alone has surpassed 30 billion yuan in the last ten years.

Manufacturing high-end diesel engines was once a bottleneck in China’s equipment manufacturing business. After more than ten years of scientific and technological research, Weichai Power, has developed China’s first high-speed and high-power engine with completely independent intellectual property rights, effectively ending China’s long-term reliance on foreign technologies for heavy commercial vehicles. Weichai earned the first place in the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award in 2018 and set out on a route to a global market and high-quality development.

Weichai Power’s technological capabilities include cutting-edge basic research, innovative components, new energy, new technology, new materials, intelligent production, hydraulic powertrain, CVT powertrain, and so on.

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What are Weichai Power key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Weichai Power?

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

R&D FocusHow Weichai Power search focus changed over the years?

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