FirstRand Patents – Key Insights and Stats

FirstRand has a total of 23 patents globally, out of which 14 have been granted. Of these 23 patents, more than 21% patents are active. South Africa is where FirstRand has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and African Countries, it has generated an annual revenue of $7.56 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, South Africa seems to be the main focused R&D centre of FirstRand.

FirstRand was founded in the year 1998 by Gerrit Ferreira, Lauritz Dippenaar and Paul Kenneth Harris. The company is one of the financial services providers licensed by the Reserve Bank of South Africa, the national banking regulator. As of August 2022, FirstRand has a market cap of $22.15 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of FirstRand have?

The CEO, Alan Pullinger, has 0 patents.

How many patents does FirstRand have?

FirstRand has a total of 23 patents globally. These patents belong to 17 unique patent families. Out of 23 patents, 5 patents are active.

How Many Patents did FirstRand File Every Year?

FirstRand 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 GrantFirstRand Applications FiledFirstRand Patents Granted
2011
20121
2013
2014
20151
2016
20171
2018
2019
20201
20211
2022

How many FirstRand patents are Alive/Dead?

FirstRand Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did FirstRand File in Different Countries?

FirstRand Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which FirstRand Filed Patents

CountryPatents
South Africa11
Australia2
Africa2
India1
Europe1

Where are Research Centres of FirstRand Patents Located?

Of the 17 R&D centres, all of them are located in South Africa.

List of FirstRand Patents

FirstRand PatentsTitle
EU0005532500001SContainers
WO2003005257A8A method of processing a financial transaction and displaying financial transaction information to a user
WO2006095250A1Mobile banking system and method
WO2004008417A8Method and apparatus for obtaining a response from a subject
WO2008015637A3Mobile payment method and system
WO2007026212A1Off-line vending system
WO2008047330A2Financial transaction system and method
AU2003244916A8Method and apparatus for obtaining a response from a subject
AU2002258070A1A method of processing a financial transaction and displaying financial transaction information to a user
ZA200606175BBanking system and method
ZA200709906BAuthentication process for mobile banking service utilising wap
ZA200407178BPortable bank.
ZA200510108BAn accounting process
IN2414DEL2007AAuthentication process for mobile banking service utilising wap
ZA200301812BA method of processing a financial transaction and displaying financial transaction information to a user
ZA200108802BSmart card reader contact head.
ZA200305334BMethod and apparatus for obtaining a response from a subject
ZA200309951BControl of workflow in a federated environment
ZA200708637BMobile banking system and method
AP1367AMultiple magnetic stripe card.
AP2354AAuthentication process for mobile banking service utilising wap.
ZA201506739BA banknote handling apparatus
ZA202007004BA safe assembly for transferring valuables from one party to another

EXCLUSIVE INSIGHTS COMING SOON!

What are FirstRand’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by FirstRand’s?

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

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R&D Focus: How FirstRand’s search focus changed over the years?

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Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by FirstRand’s?

Updated on September 1, 2022

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