Acorns Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Acorns has a total of 23 patents globally, out of which 18 have been granted. Of these 23 patents, more than 91% patents are active. The United States of America is where Acorns has filed all the number of patents. Parallelly United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Acorns.

Acorns was founded in 2012 by Jeffrey James Cruttenden and Walter Wemple Cruttenden III. Acorns provides technology developing services. The Company offers agricultural technology solutions.

 Do read about some of the most popular patents of Acorns which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Acorns patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Acorns patent portfolio.

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Acorns have?

The Founder Jeffrey James Cruttenden has 14 and J Walter Wemple Cruttenden has 22 patents and CEO Noah Kerner has 1 patent.

How many patents does Acorns have?

Acorns has a total of 23 patents globally. These patents belong to 8 unique patent families. Out of 23 patents, 21 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Acorns File Every Year?

Acorns Patents Filing Trend

Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.

Year of Patents Filing or GrantAcorns Applications FiledAcorns Patents Granted
20091
20121
20131
201411
20152
20161
201733
201853
201951
202018
202121

How many Acorns patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Acorns Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Acorns File in Different Countries?

All the patents were filed by Acorns in the United States of America.

Where are Research Centers of Acorns Patents Located?

The Research Centers of all the Acorns patents is the United States of America.

10 Best Acorns Patents

US7502758B2 is the most popular patent in the Acorns portfolio. It has received 87 citations so far from companies like Acorns Grow Incorporated, The Pnc Financial Services Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase Bank.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Acorns:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7502758B287
US9734536B255
US8781906B223
USD785640S121
USD834595S120
USD928190S120
USD792890S118
USD927521S112
USD832863S112
USD815121S111

What Percentage of Acorns US Patent Applications were Granted?

Acorns (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 15 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 9 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100%.

Below are the key stats of Acorns patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Acorns?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear Llp6100%
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati4100%
Mintz Levin San Diego Office3100%
Mark Terry Esq1100%
Mintz Levin New York Office1100%

List of Acorns Patents –

Publication NumberTitle
US20220188933A1Systems And Methods For Creating Excess Funds From Retail Transactions And Apportioning Those Funds Into Investments
US11348179B2Point Of Sale Computer-Implemented Investment Management Technology
US11176614B1Systems And Methods For Creating Excess Funds From Retail Transactions And Apportioning Those Funds Into Investments
USD928799S1Mobile Device Screen Or Portion Thereof With Graphical User Interface
USD928190S1Mobile Device Screen Or Portion Thereof With An Animated Graphical User Interface
USD927521S1Mobile Device Screen Or Portion Thereof With A Graphical User Interface
USD927508S1Mobile Device Screen Or Portion Thereof With Graphical User Interface
USD927509S1Mobile Device Screen Or Portion Thereof With Graphical User Interface
US20210174451A1Systems And Methods For Creating Excess Funds From Retail Transactions And Apportioning Those Funds Into Investments
USD917504S1Display Screen Or Portion Thereof With A Financial Data Graphical User Interface
US10937097B1Systems And Methods For Creating Excess Funds From Retail Transactions And Apportioning Those Funds Into Investments
US20200272323A1Secure Signature Creation On A Secondary Device
US10521862B2Systems And Methods For Managing Consumer Transaction-Based Investments
US20190180364A1Method And System For Efficient Switching Of Direct Deposit Payment Destination Account
USD834595S1Display Screen Or Portion Thereof With A Financial Data Graphical User Interface
USD832863S1Mobile Device Screen Or Portion Thereof With A Graphical User Interface
USD815121S1Display Screen Or Portion Thereof With A Financial Data Graphical User Interface
US9734536B2Systems And Methods For Managing Consumer Transaction-Based Investments
USD792890S1Display Screen Or Portion Therof With A Financial Data Graphical User Interface
USD785640S1Mobile Device Screen Or Portion Thereof With A Graphical User Interface
US8781906B2Systems And Methods For Managing Consumer Transaction-Based Investments
US7502758B2Creation And Distribution Of Excess Funds, Deposits, And Payments
WO2019118249A1Method And System For Efficient Switching Of Direct Deposit Payment Destination Account

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What are Acorns key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Acorns?

The chart below distributes patents filed by Acorns in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Acorns thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has Acorns search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on August 5, 2022

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