Otis Elevator Company Patent Portfolio Statistics

Otis Elevator Company

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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 Otis Elevator Company look like?

Assignee Art Units
Total Applications: 2,187 1,933,394
Granted Patents: 1,355 1,175,731
Grant Index 77.56% 76.22%
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 392 (22.44%) 366,750 (23.78%)
In-Process Applications: 419 390,913
Average Grant Time: 2.72 Years 2.62 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.41 1.52

Which Technology Area Otis Elevator Company is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
2837 Electrical Circuits and Systems 668
3654 Material and Article Handling 506
Opap Parked GAU 235
3651 Material and Article Handling 195
3652 Material and Article Handling 52

How many patents are Otis Elevator Company filing every year?

Year Total Applications Predicted
2022 0* 911
2021 17* 854
2020 120 750
2019 287 287
2018 311
2017 319
2016 236
2015 76
2014 47
2013 44

*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 Otis Elevator Company in USPTO?

Publication number: US20220009745A1
Application number: 17/483,184

A method of remotely tripping an overspeed assembly of a governor assembly includes generating a signal to indicate remote trip, applying power to an actuator, contacting a tripping lever with a movable member operably coupled to the actuator to rotate the tripping lever out of contact with an adjacent swing jaw, and biasing the swing jaw into contact with a ratchet disc capable of limited rotation in response to the tripping lever.

Publication date: 2022-01-13
Applicant: Otis Elevator Company
Inventors: Dube Randall S

Publication number: US20220004787A1
Application number: 17/481,681

A passenger tracking system includes a multiple of sensors for capturing depth map data of objects. A processing module in communication with the multiple of sensors to receive the depth map data, the processing module uses the depth map data to track an object and calculate passenger data associated with the tracked object to generate a passenger tracking list that tracks each individual passenger in the passenger data from an origin lobby to a destination lobby and through an in-car track between the origin lobby and the destination lobby.

Publication date: 2022-01-06
Applicant: Otis Elevator Company
Inventors: Wang Xiangyu

Publication number: US20220024725A1
Application number: 17/480,664

An illustrative example elevator door interlock includes a base, a plurality of interlock bumpers supported on the base, and a latch supported on the base for movement relative to the base between a door locking position and a released position. The plurality of interlock bumpers are supported on the base with a gap between the plurality of interlock bumpers. Each of the interlock bumpers includes a contact surface configured to contact at least one vane supported on an elevator car door. Each of the interlock bumpers remains rotationally fixed relative to the base. The latch includes a latch bumper that is situated relative to the gap such that the at least one vane contacts the latch bumper and urges the latch into the released position when the at least one vane is at least partially in the gap.

Publication date: 2022-01-27
Applicant: Otis Elevator Company
Inventors: Wang Yunyi

How are Otis Elevator Company’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
17/483,184 Elevator Overspeed Governor With Automatic Reset Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/481,681 Traffic List Generation For Passenger Conveyance Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/480,664 Elevator Door Interlock Assembly OPAP Central, Docket
17/479,656 Elevator Door With Sensor For Determining Whether To Reopen Door Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/407,899 Elevator Car Door Interlock Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket