MSCI has a total of 40 patents globally, out of which 18 have been granted. Of these 40 patents, more than 25% patents are active. The United States of America is where MSCI has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Europe. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of MSCI.
MSCI was founded in the year 1998. MSCI offers investment institutions all across the world tools for supporting investment decisions. For use in managing investment portfolios, the company creates indices and risk and return portfolio analytics. As of December 2022, MSCI has a market cap of $36.62 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of MSCI which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find MSCI patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over the MSCI patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of MSCI have?
The founder Andrew Thomas Rudd has 0 patents and CEO Henry A. Fernandez has 0 patents.
How many patents does MSCI have?
MSCI has a total of 40 patents globally. These patents belong to 16 unique patent families. Out of 40 patents, 10 patents are active.
How Many Patents did MSCI File Every Year?
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 Grant||MSCI Applications Filed||MSCI Patents Granted|
How many MSCI patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did MSCI File in Different Countries?
Countries in which MSCI Filed Patents
|United States Of America||18|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||2|
Where are Research Centres of MSCI Patents Located?
The Research Center of MSCI Patents is the United States of America.
10 Best MSCI Patents
US20040054610A1 is the most popular patent in the MSCI portfolio. It has received 282 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, JPMorgan and Cognitive Scale.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of MSCI:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to MSCI patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to MSCI invention. They couldn’t because MSCI had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO used 11 MSCI patents in 62 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the MSCI patent portfolio are Kbc Group, Sap se and Nareit.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing MSCI –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing MSCI Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Markov Processes International||1||2|
|Nomura Research Institute||1||1|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on MSCI Patents
Top MSCI Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of MSCI US Patent Applications were Granted?
MSCI (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 15 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 15 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100%.
Below are the key stats of MSCI patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for MSCI?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Hunton Andrews Kurth||4||100%|