BlackRock Patents – Key Insights and Stats

BlackRock has a total of 100 patents globally, out of which 68 have been granted. Of these 100 patents, 61% patents are active. United States of America is where BlackRock has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Germany and Canada, it has generated an annual revenue of $22 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of BlackRock.

BlackRock was founded in the year 1988 by Larry Fink, Robert S. Kapito, Susan Wagner, Barbara Novick, Ralph Schlosstein, Hugh R. Frater, Ben Golub and, Keith Anderson. Company is doing business in investment management. As of February 2022, BlackRock has a market cap of $117.17 Billion.

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

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

The founders, Larry Fink, Robert S. Kapito, Susan Wagner, Barbara Novick, Ralph Schlosstein, Hugh R. Frater, Ben Golub and, Keith Anderson have 0 patents. The CEO, Larry Fink has 0 patents.

How many patents does BlackRock have?

BlackRock has a total of 100 patents globally. These patents belong to 68 unique patent families. Out of 100 patents, 61 patents are active.

How many BlackRock patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

BlackRock Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

BlackRock patent portfolio

How Many Patents did BlackRock File Every Year?

BlackRock 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 GrantBlackRock Applications FiledBlackRock Patents Granted

How Many Patents did BlackRock File in Different Countries?

BlackRock Worldwide Filing

Countries in which BlackRock Filed Patents

United States Of America65

Where are Research Centers of BlackRock Patents Located?

BlackRock R&D Centers

10 Best BlackRock Patents

US20100317278A1 is the most popular patent in the BlackRock portfolio. It has received 84 citations so far from companies like Fujitsu, Huawei, and IBM.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count

BlackRock develops innovative solutions to some of the world’s most difficult financial problems and transforms data into actionable insights for its clients. BlackRock is developing the next-generation investment technology platform.

As innovators, BlackRock is energised by the role it plays in assisting an increasing number of people in saving for retirement, paying for college, purchasing a home, and improving their financial well-being. This feeling of purpose fuels the company’s enthusiasm and innovation, which has set it apart from its inception.

Since the beginning of our company, BlackRock has used technology to manage assets. Technology employs it to enable more sophisticated risk management, asset allocation, and portfolio design, as well as more efficient interactions with customers, partners, and vendors. Through new technological products and solutions, BlackRock continues to be at the forefront of advancing the digitization of our sector.


What are BlackRock key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by BlackRock?

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

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


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