Banco Santander Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Banco Santander has a total of 215 patents globally, out of which 83 have been granted. Of these 215 patents, more than 33% patents are active. India is where Banco Santander has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by USA and Mexico. Parallelly, France seems to be the main focused R&D center and Spain is the origin country of Banco Santander.

Banco Santander was founded in 1857 by Murali Krishna. Banco Santander attracts deposits and offers retail, commercial and private banking, and asset management services. The Bank offers consumer credit, mortgage loans, lease financing, factoring, mutual funds, pension funds, insurance, commercial credit, investment banking services, structured finance, and advice on mergers and acquisitions. As of February 2022, Banco Santander has a market cap of $57.42 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Banco Santander have?

The CEO, José Antonio Alvarez have 0 patents.

How many patents does Banco Santander have?

Banco Santander has a total of 215 patents globally. These patents belong to 102 unique patent families. Out of 215 patents, 71 patents are active.

How many Banco Santander patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Banco Santander Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Banco Santander Patents

How Many Patents did Banco Santander File Every Year?

Banco Santander 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 GrantBanco Santander Applications FiledBanco Santander Patents Granted

How Many Patents did Banco Santander File in Different Countries?

Banco Santander Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Banco Santander Filed Patents

United States Of America16
Viet Nam2
Korea (South)1

Where are Research Centers of Banco Santander Patents Located?

Research Centers of Banco Santander Patents

10 Best Banco Santander Patents

US6306393B1 is the most popular patent in the Banco Santander portfolio. It has received 961 citations so far from companies like Boeing, HRL Laboratories and Rolls-Royce High Temperature Composites.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Banco Santander:

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Banco Santander US Patent Applications were Granted?

Banco Santander (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 6 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). All of these have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100%.

Below are the key stats of Banco Santander patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Banco Santander?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Dentons Us Llp2100.00%
Vedder Price2100.00%
Susan J Meeks1100.00%

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What are Banco Santanders key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Banco Santander?

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

R&D Focus: How Banco Santander search focus changed over the years?


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