CME Group Patents – Key Insights and Stats

CME Group has a total of 1661 patents globally, out of which 708 have been granted. Of these 1661 patents, more than 51% patents are active. United States Of America is where CME Group has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of CME Group.

CME Group was founded in 2007. CME Group operates a derivatives exchange that trades futures contracts and options on futures, interest rates, stock indexes, foreign exchange, and commodities. The Company brings together buyers and sellers of derivatives products on its trading floors, electronic trading platform, and through privately negotiated transactions that it clears. CME Group operates worldwide. As of March 2022 CME Group has a market cap of $87.90 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of CME Group have?

The CEO, Terrence A. Duffy has 0 patents.

How many patents does CME Group have?

CME Group has a total of 1661 patents globally. These patents belong to 450 unique patent families. Out of 1661 patents, 851 patents are active.

How Many Patents did CME Group File Every Year?

CME Group 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 GrantCME Group Applications FiledCME Group Patents Granted
20119749
201211487
201311286
201410373
20155910
20166320
20177420
20186729
20197453
20206676
20215668
202216

How many CME Group patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

CME Group Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

CME Group Patents

How Many Patents did CME Group File in Different Countries?

CME Group Worldwide Patents

Countries in which CME Group Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America946
Europe167
Australia88
Canada79
Japan45
United Kingdom29
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)29
Singapore25
Germany21
South Africa11
China4
India3
Brazil2
Denmark1
Russia1
Israel1
Portugal1
Austria1
Spain1
New Zealand1

Where are Research Centers of CME Group Patents Located?

Research Centers of CME Group Patents

10 Best CME Group Patents

US6343278B1 is the most popular patent in the CME Group portfolio. It has received 473 citations so far from companies like Eprivacy Group and Market Axess.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of CME Group:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6343278B1473
US7039610B2267
US20050096999A1179
US20050119962A1168
US20020099641A1168
US20050203826A1150
US20020107781A1130
US20140006243A1124
US7831491B2123
US7003488B2122

Which Companies are using CME Group 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 CME Group patent portfolio are IBM, Trading Technologies International and Bank Of America.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
IBM23
Trading Technologies International18
Bank Of America12
Chase Bank10
Paypal10
Cfph8
Bgc Partners8
Advanced New Technologies8
Nasdaq13
Sap6
Refinitiv6
Rosenthal Collins6
Bank Of New York Mellon6
Nyse Group5

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on CME Group Patents

Top CME Group Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US10417217B227
US10404469B212
US10839379B211
US8176127B28
US10580100B27
US20080071664A17
US20020099641A16
US7693774B26
US8566218B26
US7613649B26

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What are CME Group’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by CME Group?

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

R&D Focus: How has CME Group’s search focus changed over the years?

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