Barclays Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Barclays has a total of 881 patents globally, out of which 339 have been granted. Of these 881 patents, more than 39% patents are active. United States of America is where Barclays has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and United Kingdom, it has generated an annual revenue of $27.94 billion in the year 2020. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Barclays.

Barclays was founded in the year 1896 by John Freame and Thomas Gould. Company is doing business in financial services such as retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management. As of January 2022, Barclays has a market cap of $45.48 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Barclays have?

The founders John Freame and Thomas Gould have 0 patents respectively and the CEO, C. S. Venkatakrishnan has 0 patents.

How many patents does Barclays have?

Barclays has a total of 881 patents globally. These patents belong to 353 unique patent families. Out of 881 patents, 344 patents are active.

How many Barclays patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Barclays Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

Barclays Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Barclays File Every Year?

Barclays 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 GrantBarclays Applications FiledBarclays Patents Granted
20114929
20127027
20139033
20145637
20154025
20162021
20171123
20182612
20193415
20201912
2021221

How Many Patents did Barclays File in Different Countries?

Barclays Worldwide Filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which Barclays Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America251
Europe116
United Kingdom98
Japan54
India44
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)43
Canada36
South Africa30
Australia22
Germany21
China8
Spain6
Singapore5
Austria4
Italy2
France1
Africa1
Macao1
Korea (South)1
Israel1

Where are Research Centers of Barclays Patents Located?

Barclays R&D Centers

10 Best Barclays Patents

US20120095852A1 is the most popular patent in the Barclays portfolio. It has received 293 citations so far from companies like Bank Of America Corporation, Sequent Software and JPMorgan Chase Bank.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20120095852A1293
US20060282356A1196
US20060074793A1159
US20120284195A1118
US7110974B1113
US20070282673A1103
US7360237B2102
US6203021B196
US20180204191A191
USD491925S187

Which Companies are using Barclays Patents to Advance their Research?

If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.

The top citing companies in the Barclays patent portfolio are IBM, Microsoft, and VISA.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
IBM26
Microsoft17
VISA16
Bank Of America16
Mastercard14
Google9
Chicago Mercantile Exchange9
Samsung9
Paypal8
Square8

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Barclays Patents

Barclays Patent Portfolio

Top Barclays Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20180204191A119
US20060282356A114
US20120143706A113
US9530011B213
US8090613B213
US20120095852A113
US9830440B213
US7360237B212
US9454754B211
US7818246B210

“Innovation has always been at the heart of what Barclays does. Over the years, the bank has created value and better experiences for customers, clients, colleagues and society as a whole. Barclays’ Head of Innovation Mindset and Intrapreneurship Andy Elphick tells us why people have been, and still are, the driving force behind it all.”

As digital banking, international transactions, and security grow more important in our daily lives, revolutionary Barclays Technology plays an increasingly important role in how the world operates. They’re reshaping the financial landscape.

Barclays has been experimenting with quantum computing and using new technology such as AI and machine learning to better decision-making. They also collaborate with one of the world’s leading fintech ecosystems, delivering innovation to banks and financial services in general.

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What are Barclays key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Barclays?

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

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

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