Kia Motors Corporation Patent Portfolio Statistics

Kia Motors Corporation

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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?

Assignee Art Units
Total Applications: 8,941 2,318,535
Granted Patents: 5,660 1,494,592
Grant Index 82.78% 78.44%
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 1,177 (17.22%) 410,912 (21.56%)
In-Process Applications: 2,031 413,031
Average Grant Time: 2.17 Years 2.51 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.08 1.43

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 Predicted
2022 0* 2365
2021 212* 2256
2020 1,742 1999
2019 1,608 1608
2018 1,260
2017 1,446
2016 361
2015 361
2014 321
2013 276

*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: US20220164769A1
Application number: 17/533,844

A method and apparatus of managing information are configured to replace parts of an Internet of Things (IoT) device in a machine-to-machine (M2M) system. A method for operating a first device may include receiving a first message for requesting registration of at least one resource related to a second device including a plurality of parts, generating at least one resource comprising information on the plurality of parts, and transmitting, to the second device, a second message for recommending replacement of a part corresponding to a condition for replacing at least one of the plurality of parts when the condition is satisfied.

Publication date: 2022-05-26
Applicant: Kia Motors Corporation
Inventors: Jae Seung Song

Publication number: None
Application number: 17/501,352


Publication date:
Applicant: Kia Motors Corporation
Inventors: Heo Jae Sung

Publication number: US20220114362A1
Application number: 17/493,473

A vehicle includes: an iris sensor configured to recognize an iris of a driver and obtain iris data; an infrared camera configured to recognize a face of the driver, obtain face data, and detect an obstructive element covering at least a portion of the iris from the face of the driver; and a controller configured to perform iris authentication based on the iris data and control a lighting apparatus to change brightness of lighting in the vehicle in response to the obstructive element being detected.

Publication date: 2022-04-14
Applicant: Kia Motors Corporation
Inventors: Dong June Song

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

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
17/533,844 Method And Apparatus For Replacing Parts Of Device In Machine To Machine System OPAP Central, Docket
17/501,352 Vehicle Pedal Apparatus Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination 3993 Engle, Patricia Lynn
17/493,473 Vehicle And Controlling Method Using Iris Authentication Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/440,567 Method And Apparatus For Intra Predictionbased On Deriving Prediction Mode Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/477,696 Method And Apparatus For Controlling Wireless Power Transfer Notice of Allowance Mailed — Application Received in Office of Publications 2849 Gannon, Levi