Intercontinental Exchange Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Intercontinental Exchange has a total of 836 patents globally, out of which 388 have been granted. Of these 836 patents, more than 50% patents are active. The United States of America is where Intercontinental Exchange has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Intercontinental Exchange.

Intercontinental Exchange was founded in 2000 by Jeffrey C. Sprecher. Intercontinental Exchange operates global commodity and financial products marketplaces. The Company operates electronic energy markets and soft commodity exchanges as well. ICE offers access to contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions, as well as agricultural commodities including cocoa, coffee, cotton, orange juice, and sugar. As of July 2022, Intercontinental Exchange has a market cap of $52.46 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Intercontinental Exchange have?

The Founder and CEO Jeffrey C. Sprecher have 13 patents.

How many patents does Intercontinental Exchange have?

Intercontinental Exchange has a total of 836 patents globally. These patents belong to 199 unique patent families. Out of 836 patents, 418 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Intercontinental Exchange File Every Year?

Intercontinental Exchange 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 GrantIntercontinental Exchange Applications FiledIntercontinental Exchange Patents Granted
20114220
20124316
20134221
20146816
2015468
20162211
2017718
20182033
20192549
20202638
20214044
2022516

How many Intercontinental Exchange patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Intercontinental Exchange Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Intercontinental Exchange File in Different Countries?

Intercontinental Exchange Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Intercontinental Exchange Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America336
Canada61
Europe60
Singapore52
Japan36
Australia32
India26
China17
Israel13
Brazil12
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)11
Germany9
Korea (South)9
Taiwan7
Spain6
Denmark6
Argentina5
Mexico5
Norway5
United Kingdom4
South Africa4
Portugal4
Italy4
Austria4
Poland4
New Zealand4
Slovenia3
Turkey2
Philippines2
Hungary2
Croatia2
Russia2
Lithuania2
Serbia1
Eurasia1
Iceland1
Albania1
United Arab Emirates1
Switzerland1
France1
Malaysia1
Chile1
Ukraine1

Where are Research Centers of Intercontinental Exchange Patents Located?

Research Centers of Intercontinental Exchange Patents

10 Best Intercontinental Exchange Patents

US7039610B2 is the most popular patent in the Intercontinental Exchange portfolio. It has received 272 citations so far from companies like Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc, Trading Technologies International Inc and Bartersecurities Inc.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Intercontinental Exchange:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7039610B2272
US7343341B2227
US20040158746A1200
US20020178102A1190
US20060224494A1147
US20080015976A1121
US20060184445A1110
US6539362B1108
US20040039684A1108
US20070043647A1105

Which Companies are using Intercontinental Exchange 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 Intercontinental Exchange patent portfolio are Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Trading Technologies International Inc and Cfph Llc.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Chicago Mercantile Exchange38
Trading Technologies International Inc11
Cfph Llc10
Goldman Sachs & Co Llc7
IBM5
Apx Inc5
Bgc Partners5
Microsoft Technology Licensing Llc5
Refinitiv Us Organization Llc4
Chicago Board Options Exchange4

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Intercontinental Exchange Patents

Top Intercontinental Exchange Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7343341B217
US20040158746A116
US7752116B215
US7039610B212
US20080215477A110
US20020178102A110
US8266040B28
US7945511B28
US8140423B27
US7376614B17
US8924277B26
US20070180461A16
US20060184445A16
US20090043653A15
US20040039684A15

What Percentage of Intercontinental Exchange US Patent Applications were Granted?

Intercontinental Exchange (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 63 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 54 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 94.7%.

Below are the key stats of Intercontinental Exchange patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Intercontinental Exchange?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Ip Group Of Dla Piper Llp6294.64%
Proskauer Rose Llp1100.00%

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What are Intercontinental Exchange key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Intercontinental Exchange?

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

R&D Focus: How has Intercontinental Exchange search focus changed over the years?

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