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Kia Motors Corporation Patent Portfolio Statistics

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This article summarizes the perfomance of the assignee in the recent years. The overall statistics for this portfolio help to analyze the areas where the assignee is performing well. The filing trend, perfomance across the tech centers and the perfomance of the recent applications has been mentioned below. All the stats are calculated based on the perfomance in USPTO.

How does the overall patent portfolio of Kia Motors Corporation look like?

Total Applications: 8941
Granted Patents: 5660
Grant Index 82.78 %
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 1177 (17.22%)
In-Process Applications: 2031
Average Grant Time: 2.17 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.08

Which Technology Area Kia Motors Corporation is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
3747 Thermal & Combustion Technology, Motive & Fluid Power Systems 670
Opap Parked GAU 522
3612 Surface Transportation 352
3659 Material and Article Handling 318
3661 Computerized Vehicle Controls and Navigation, Radio Wave, Optical and Acoustic Wave Communication, Robotics, and Nuclear Systems 243

How many patents are Kia Motors Corporation filing every year?

Year Total Applications
2022 0*
2021 212*
2020 1742
2019 1608
2018 1260

*The drop in the number of applications filed in last two years compared to previous years is because applications can take up to 18 months to get published

Recently filed patent applications of Kia Motors Corporation in USPTO?

Publication number: US20160138497A1

Abstract:
A method for improving a change of fuel in a bi-fuel vehicle includes: a step of measuring an LPG level in an LPG fuel tank; a pressure reference driving step of continuing the driving of the vehicle using the LPG fuel; a pressure change rate reference driving step of continuing the driving of the vehicle using the LPG fuel when it is determined that the vehicle may be driven by the LPG fuel by comparing an LPG rail pressure change quantity and a pressure change quantity in the LPG fuel tank with a set reference value; and a fuel expanding step of continuing the driving of the vehicle using the LPG fuel when it is determined that the vehicle may be driven by the LPG fuel by comparing an injection quantity of LPG fuel and an accumulated value of mileage with a set reference value.

Publication date: 2016-05-19
Applicant: Kia Motors Corporation
Inventors: Jin Seo Yoo


How are Kia Motors Corporation’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
14681973 Method And System For Improving Change Of Fuel In Bi-Fuel Vehicle Patented Case 3747 Moubry, James G