Bank Of America Patents – Insights & Stats

Bank Of America has a total of 7422 patents globally, out of which 3879 have been granted. Of these 7422 patents, more than 60% patents are active. United States of America is where Bank Of America has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Hong Kong (S.A.R.) and India. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Bank Of America.

Bank Of America was founded in the year 1998. The Company operates as a financial holding company. The Company offers saving accounts, deposits, mortgage and construction loans, cash and wealth management, certificates of deposit, investment funds, credit and debit cards, insurance, mobile and online banking services.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Bank Of America have?

The founder Amadeo Giannini has 0 patent and Hugh McColl has 0 patent and CEO Brian Moynihan has 0 patent.

How many patents does Bank Of America have?

Bank Of America has a total of 7422 patents globally. These patents belong to 5014 unique patent families. Out of 7422 patents, 4458 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Bank Of America File Every Year?

Bank Of America 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 GrantBank Of America Applications FiledBank Of America Patents Granted
2022103
2021104506
2020624436
2019614417
2018447321
2017444298
2016564286
2015454257
2014503257
2013441304
2012537223

How many Bank Of America patents are Alive/Dead?

Bank Of America Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Bank Of America File in Different Countries?

Bank Of America Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Bank Of America Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America6196
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)155
India120
Europe102
United Kingdom99
Canada90
Singapore58
China57
Australia51
Mexico47
New Zealand17
Brazil15
Germany10
Japan9
France7
Korea (South)6
Austria5
Costa Rica4
Norway2
Taiwan2
Spain2
Saudi Arabia1
Philippines1
Ukraine1
Israel1

Where are Research Centres of Bank Of America Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Bank Of America

10 Best Bank Of America Patents

US6609200B2 is the most popular patent in the Bank Of America portfolio. It has received 480 citations so far from companies like IBM, Recare Inc and Microsoft.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Bank Of America:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6609200B2480
US6456938B1480
US20110010292A1287
US6421080B1279
US20100114731A1268
US20140156527A1264
US6708176B2256
US20020029200A1239
US20110270618A1236
US20110246306A1229

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Bank Of America patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 2412 Bank Of America patents in 12849 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Bank Of America patent portfolio are IBM, Mastercard and Capital One Services.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Bank Of America –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Bank Of America PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM348756
Mastercard282646
Capital One Services173403
Paypal166350
Microsoft Technology153309
Visa104244
Jpmorgan Chase Bank91445
The Toronto-Dominion Bank78188
Wells Fargo Bank70167
Amazon68132

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Bank Of America Patents

Top Bank Of America Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8028896B228
US20170140408A128
US8984610B227
US20170132630A125
US8504456B224
US8688594B222
US7319986B222
US20130046692A122
US20120197797A121
US20120233003A121
US9582826B220
US8811711B220
US20100024017A120
US8668498B219
US9311685B219

What Percentage of Bank Of America US Patent Applications were Granted?

Bank Of America (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 6844 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 4402 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 72.19%.

Below are the key stats of Bank Of America patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Bank Of America?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Bank Of America C O Moore And Van Allen Pllc295065.89%
Banner & Witcoff Ltd177674.44%
Weiss & Arons Llp68879.28%
Baker Botts L L P24462.30%
Morgan Lewis & Bockius Llp Wa4681.82%
Moore & Van Allen Pllc1281.82%
Oppedahl Patent Law Firm Llc120.00%
G Roger Lee7100.00%
Roylance Abrams Berdo650.00%
Fish & Richardson P C Da2100.00%

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and information security are covered by over half of the company’s recent patents.

One patent, a system for forecasting resource utilisation, is utilised to look at anticipated future balances based on your history spending pattern and assist in making intelligent forecasts and recommendations to their clients based on such trends.

Erica, the industry’s first publicly available artificial intelligence-driven virtual assistant to help clients manage their accounts, is one of the company’s revolutionary products and services that is changing the banking sector.


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What are Bank of America’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Bank of America?

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

R&D Focus: How Bank of America search focus changed over the years?

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