Metlife Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Metlife has a total of 110 patents globally, out of which 43 have been granted. Of these 110 patents, more than 46% patents are active. USA is where Metlife has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and Canada. USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Metlife.

Metlife was founded in 1868 by William P. Stewart. Company doing business in Financial services industry. The Company offers range of services in Insurance and Financial Products. As of November 2021, Metlife has a market cap of $49.34 Billion

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

How many patents does Metlife have?

Metlife has a total of 110 patents globally. These patents belong to 49 unique patent families. Out of 110 patents, 51 patents are active.

How many Metlife patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Metlife Patent Portfolio

Patent Families

Metlife Patent

How Many Patents did Metlife File Every Year?

Metlife 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 GrantMetlife Applications FiledMetlife Patents Granted
201132
20124
2013124
201453
201541
20162
201724
201813
20194
202098
20215

How Many Patents did Metlife File in Different Countries?

Metlife Worldwide Patent

Countries in which Metlife Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America62
Japan12
Canada6
Australia5
Europe3
China2
India1
Chile1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1

Where are Research Centers of Metlife Patents Located?

Research Centers of Metlife

10 Best Metlife Patents

US6275807B1 is the most popular patent in the Metlife portfolio. It has received 237 citations so far from companies like Genworth Holdings, Prudential Financial and American Express.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6275807B1237
US6282520B1149
US6636834B1139
US20090312696A191
US20140149148A182
US20050288971A160
US7720735B255
US20060041455A155
US7778907B148
US20110040582A141

What Percentage of Metlife US Patent Applications were Granted?

Metlife (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 95 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 74 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 86.05%.

Below are the key stats of Metlife patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Metlife?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Polsinelli2153.85%
Troutman Sanders1787.50%
Blank Rome9100.00%
Worrel & Worrel8100.00%
Seed Intellectual Property Law Group666.67%
John M Mann5100.00%
Rodney K Worrel5100.00%
Huebner & Worrel4100.00%
Francois N Palmatier2100.00%
Robert E Bushnell & Law Firm250.00%

“MetLife is committed to transforming the insurance industry through innovation.”

MetLife is leading the charge in reshaping the global insurance sector by pursuing innovation and redefining the consumer experience through digital technologies.

MetLife has built an integrated innovation ecosystem to surface new ideas and quickly bring them to market in order to improve client experiences, develop new sales strategies and products, and streamline internal procedures. It is advancing in the domain of digital automation, data analytics, product distribution, and innovation capabilities.

Metlife is concentrating on customer platforms, when it comes to digital automation robotic technology-It’s all about the data science architecture in data analytics. It’s putting in place new systems to handle data, link it to outcomes, and begin uncovering actual insights. These data-driven insights have resulted in the development of new products and services that anticipate and meet customer requirements.

With the application of artificial intelligence, innovation is exploding (AI). It is creating an insurance platform that will pave the way for product innovation and new levels of tailored client service. Companies can gain deeper insights from data by combining AI, cognitive computing, and cloud technology. The platform improves existing customer service while also providing fresh information and data to attract new clients.

What are Metlife‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Metlife?

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

R&D FocusHow Metlife research focus changed over the years?

Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by Metlife?

Updated on December 2, 2021

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