Global Payments Patents – Insights and Stats (Updated 2023)

Global Payments has a total of 205 patents globally, out of which 57 have been granted. Of these 205 patents, more than 26% patents are active. United States of America is where Global Payments has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe (EPO) and Australia. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also United Kingdom is the origin country of Global Payments.

Global Payments was founded in the year 1967 by Jeffrey Sloan. It offers transaction processing services through their high-speed, robust electronic information networks.

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

How many patents does Global Payments have?

Global Payments has a total of 205 patents globally. These patents belong to 87 unique patent families. Out of 205 patents, 55 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Global Payments File Every Year?

Global Payments 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.

Global Payments year wise patent filing and grant rate –

Year of Patents Filing or GrantGlobal Payments Applications FiledGlobal Payments Patent Granted

How many Global Payments patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Global Payments Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Global Payments File in Different Countries?

Global Payments Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Global Payments Filed Patents

United States Of America91
Europe (EPO)17
Korea (South)2
South Africa1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1

Where are Research Centers of Global Payments Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Global Payments

What Technologies are covered by Global Payments Patents?

Global Payments Technology Area

Renowned for their groundbreaking contributions in the world of financial technology, Global Payments stands at the forefront of revolutionizing and advancing modern payment systems. Let’s explore the diverse technological domains and inventive solutions that epitomize their leadership in the realm of payments.

They have filed the maximum patents related to Payments which include patents related to Transaction Processing, Global Integrated Payment System and Efficient Bill Payments among many.

Level 2 categorizations of Payments

This is followed by patents filed under Data Communication & Networking which include patents related to RFID Tags, Provision of Alert Messages to customers etc.

Security include patents like e-signatures, Systems and Methods for providing Identity Theft Security among others.

US11328278B2” this patent under Blockchain talks a POS (point-of-sale) system that uses blockchain to keep a super secure and unchangeable record of all the things people buy.

If we have a look at the patent filing of Global Paymentss in the last 5 years (2017-2022), it has filed the maximum patents for Payments.

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

Global Payments Technology Protected in Different Countries

10 Best Global Payments Patents

US20070267479A1 is the most popular patent in the Global Payments portfolio. It has received 253 citations so far from companies like Mastercard International, First Data Corporation and Microsoft Corporation.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Global Payments:

Publication NumberCitation Count

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