This GM Global Technology Operations patent directed towards a vehicle body has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of means of transport or hoisting. GM Global Technology Operations, Inc. was awarded U.S. Patent D608690 entitled “Vehicle body” on January 26, 2010. The patent has been cited 198 times by other U.S. patents, which places it among the most cited design patents awarded since 2010 according to our law firm research.
Link: U.S. Patent D608690
GM Global Technology Operations filed this patent on February 5, 2008 giving it a processing time of 721 days (compared to an average processing time of 432 in the field). They have a total number of 11636 patents. The first named inventor is John Richard Folden of Bloomfield Hills, MI. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Antoine D Davis.
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