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Technology Spotlight: Automotive Air Vent

Updated Time: 15 Nov 2018

There are a total of 216,883 individual patents related to automotive air vents globally. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are the United States, the European Patent Office and France. The top companies who own patents concerning automotive air vents are Ford Global Technologies, General Motors and Dupont.

56,512 Active Patents

114,269 Grants

137,561 Applications

A majority of patent applications concerning automotive air vents have been filed and granted in the last 20 years. There are currently 56,512 active patents related to automotive air vents.

Key Technologies

Top 10 technology areas that automotive air vent related patents fall into, with the size of the box corresponding to the number of patents.

Valuable Patents

The ranking below shows some of the most valuable active patents related to automotive air vents.


Patent Owners

The graph below shows the top companies and individuals and the number of patents they own related to automotive air vents. 

Key Inventors

The graph below shows inventors named on automotive air vent related patents and the number of patents on which they are named.

Research Funding

The chart below shows the number of projects and level of research funding related to automotive air vent technology over the past 5 years.

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