American Express Travel Related Services Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2024)

American Express Travel Related Services has a total of 2093 patents globally, out of which 1006 have been granted. Of these 2093 patents, more than 48% patents are active. United States of America is where American Express Travel Related Services has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Canada. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of American Express Travel Related Services.

American Express Travel Related Services was founded in the year 1982. The Company provides travels and financial services. The Company offers credit cards for consumers and businesses, consumer travel services, travelers checks and point of sale, back-office, marketing products and services for merchants.

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

American Express Travel Related Services has a total of 2093 patents globally. These patents belong to 657 unique patent families. Out of 2093 patents, 1023 patents are active.

American Express Travel Related Services Patent 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 GrantAmerican Express Travel Related Services Applications FiledAmerican Express Travel Related Services Patents Granted
202413
20235899
20229874
20216262
20208872
201915569
201812061
201710275
201611444
20158935
20147456
20135249
American Express Travel Related Services Patent Portfolio
American Express Travel Related Services Worldwide Patent Filing
CountryPatents
United States of America1137
Australia111
Canada75
Europe (EPO)73
Japan60
Singapore54
Mexico45
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)43
China33
Korea (South)24
India18
United Kingdom14
New Zealand12
Brazil11
Argentina9
Taiwan9
Austria7
Russian Federation4
Israel4
Spain4
Denmark4
Portugal3
Germany3
Costa Rica3
South Africa3
Jordan2
Poland2
Tunisia2
Czech Republic2
Morocco2
Saudi Arabia2
Croatia2
Hungary2
Indonesia2
Dominican Republic1
Colombia1
Kazakhstan1
Chile1
Ukraine1
Slovenia1
United Arab Emirates1
Malaysia1
Egypt1
Turkey1
R&D Centers of American Express Travel Related Services

US20070129955A1 is the most popular patent in the American Express Travel Related Services portfolio. It has received 491 citations so far from companies like First Data Corporation, Billshrink, Inc. and Ncr Corporation.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of American Express Travel Related Services:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20070129955A1491
US20110010205A1293
US10055426B2277
US8516076B2246
US20070016500A1220
US20090248573A1219
WO2009032523A1217
US20060242050A1197
US20070244732A1165
US7788147B2163

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to American Express Travel Related Services invention. They couldn’t because American Express Travel Related Services had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 427 American Express Travel Related Services patents in 2277 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the American Express Travel Related Services patent portfolio are Mastercard, Bank of America and IBM.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing American Express Travel Related Services –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing American Express Travel Related Services PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Mastercard94211
Bank Of America80188
IBM5384
Capital One Services4088
Visa3186
Paypal2154
Liberty Peak Ventures1854
Jpmorgan Chase Bank1844
Sap Se1632
Microsoft1423
Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9934537B219
US9361627B214
US8335720B213
US8621636B213
US10181126B213
US20030208440A113
US20100106583A112
US8033457B211
US10832247B211
US11449887B211
US20130332353A111
US7783566B211
US8083134B210
US20130246300A110
US9430773B29

American Express Travel Related Services (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 807 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 517 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 73.54%.

Below are the key stats of American Express Travel Related Services patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
American Express Co Thomas Horstemeyer Llp19176.57%
Kowert Hood Munyon Rankin & Goetzel Pc18877.19%
Snell & Wilmer Llp17777.46%
Ascenda Law Group Pc596.78%
Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox Llc4684.21%
Reena Kuyper Esq30100.00%
Brundidge & Stanger Pc2170.59%
Cooley Llp18100.00%
Cojk15100.00%
Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner Llp50%

What Technologies are Covered by American Express Travel Related Services?

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

R&D Focus: How has American Express Travel Related Services search focus changed over the years?

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