What Did The Patent Landscape of Ford Motor Look Like?
Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker that was founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903. The company is headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan and is one of the largest and oldest automobile manufacturers in the world. Ford is renowned for its innovative and mass production techniques, which revolutionized the automobile industry and made automobiles affordable for the masses.
Ford Motor has a total of 15610 patents globally. Out of 15610 patents, 1320 patents are active.
Have a look at some of the most well-known patents held by Ford Motor that we have covered in this article. You can also get information on Ford Motor’s patents, the global patent filing activity country wise, its historical patent filing trends, and many more statistics regarding Ford Motor’s patent portfolio.
Patent-Application Success Trend Year Wise in Ford Motor
This chart shows the number of applications filed and the number of grants from these applications. Grant rate is a good indicator to identify successful applications and the graph helps to understand the progress in the technology area.
Detailed Patent Portfolio Of Ford Motor
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Technology Domain-wise Patent Trend in Ford Motor
The chart above distributes patents filed till 2021 in Ford Motor on the basis of the technology protected in patents. This helps to understand the most frequently used concepts and the key focus areas in the technology space.
Top Publications In The Domain With Their Forward Citation Frequency
The table below depicts the patents with most number of forward citations. These patents are likely to be the source of advancement in the domain and can be considered as valuable and core inventions.
Year Wise Break Down
Count of Citing Patents
Who Were The Leading Patent Filers Countries Till 2021 In Ford Motor?
IPC Classification Wise Patent Trend In Ford Motor
The table below represents the top 10 market domains according to their IPC classification where inventors believed it was critical to safeguard certain technical inventions.
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SUPPLYING COMBUSTION ENGINES IN GENERAL WITH COMBUSTIBLE MIXTURES OR CONSTITUENTS THEREOF (F02M)
MOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS (B62D)
ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PROPULSION UNITS OR OF TRANSMISSIONS IN VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PLURAL DIVERSE PRIME-MOVERS IN VEHICLES; AUXILIARY DRIVES FOR VEHICLES; INSTRUMENTATION OR DASHBOARDS FOR VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH COOLING, AIR INTAKE, GAS EXHAUST OR FUEL SUPPLY OF PROPULSION UNITS IN VEHICLES (B60K)
VEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (B60R)
COUPLINGS FOR TRANSMITTING ROTATION; CLUTCHES; BRAKES (F16D)
CONTROLLING COMBUSTION ENGINES (F02D)
VEHICLE SUSPENSION ARRANGEMENTS (B60G)
INTERNAL-COMBUSTION PISTON ENGINES; COMBUSTION ENGINES IN GENERAL (F02B)
WINDOWS, WINDSCREENS, NON-FIXED ROOFS, DOORS, OR SIMILAR DEVICES FOR VEHICLES; REMOVABLE EXTERNAL PROTECTIVE COVERINGS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLES (B60J)
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