Williams Companies Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Williams Companies has a total of 152 patents globally, out of which 79 have been granted. Of these 152 patents, more than 27% patents are active. The United States of America is where Williams Companies has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also the USA is the origin country of Williams Companies.

Williams Companies was founded in the year 1908. Williams Companies is an energy infrastructure company focused on connecting North America’s hydrocarbon resource plays to growing markets for natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and olefins. The Company owns and operates midstream gathering and processing assets, and interstate natural gas pipelines.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Williams Companies have?

The Founder David Williams and Miller Williams has 0 patents and the CEO Alan S. Armstrong have 0 patents.

How many patents does Williams Companies have?

Williams Companies has a total of 152 patents globally. These patents belong to 52 unique patent families. Out of 152 patents, 42 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Williams Companies File Every Year?

Williams Companies 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 GrantWilliams Companies Applications FiledWilliams Companies Patents Granted
20221
202125
20205
201946
201853
201744
20163
2015104
201485
201337
20124
201122

How many Williams Companies patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Williams Companies Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Williams Companies File in Different Countries?

Williams Companies Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Williams Companies Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America51
Europe17
China13
Germany9
Japan8
Israel6
Australia5
Canada4
Austria4
Russia3
Portugal3
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
Brazil2
India1
Saudi Arabia1
Singapore1
Spain1
Korea (South)1
France1
Mexico1
Norway1

Where are Research Centers of Williams Companies Patents Located?

Research Centers of Williams Companies Patents

10 Best Williams Companies Patents

US20050228553A1 is the most popular patent in the Williams Companies portfolio. It has received 446 citations so far from companies like Apple, Toyota and Ford.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Williams Companies:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20050228553A1446
US20080027639A1232
US20080021628A1211
US8459038B159
EP1375395A153
US20080051977A152
US6647708B241
US6988367B234
US20020022492A134
US8016543B230

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 24 Williams Companies patents in 263 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Williams Companies patent portfolio are Invently Automotive Inc, Toyota and Rolls-Royce.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Williams Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Williams Companies PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Invently Automotive Inc2222
Toyota812
Rolls-Royce810
Invently Llc77
Ford722
Raytheon Technologies513
Pratt & Whitney46
Apple39
Safran Aircraft Engines35
Gm Global Technology36

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Williams Companies Patents

Top Williams Companies Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20050228553A152
US20080027639A114
US20080021628A19
US8016543B29
US8566000B28
US8459038B14
US8746613B24
US8449249B23
US6647708B23
US10527059B23
US6988367B22
US8418458B22
US6502624B12
US20080051977A12
US9500231B22

What Percentage of Williams Companies US Patent Applications were Granted?

Williams Companies (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 3 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these all applications have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.

Below are the key stats of Williams Companies patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Williams Companies?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Crowe & Dunlevy2100.00%
Clements Bernard Baratta Walker1100.00%

What are Williams Companies key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Williams Companies?

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

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

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