Prosus Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Prosus has a total of 21 patents globally, out of which 2 have been granted. Of these 21 patents, more than 14% patents are active. The United States of America is where Prosus has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and India. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and the Netherlands is the origin country of Prosus.

Prosus was founded in the year 2019. The Company provides internet-based services. The Company focuses on investments in the internet, digital media, e-commerce retailing, and consumer internet companies. Prosus serves customers worldwide. As of February 2023, the market cap of Prosus is $ 146.72 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Prosus have?

The founder and CEO Bob van Dijk has 2 patents.

How many patents does Prosus have?

Prosus has a total of 21 patents globally. These patents belong to 11 unique patent families. Out of 21 patents, 3 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Prosus File Every Year?

Prosus Patent Filling

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 GrantProsus Applications FiledProsus Patents Granted

How many Prosus patents are Alive/Dead?

Prosus Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Prosus File in Different Countries?

Prosus Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Prosus Filed Patents

United States Of America12

Where are Research Centres of Prosus Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Prosus

10 Best Prosus Patents

US20050198031A1 is the most popular patent in the Prosus portfolio. It has received 616 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, IBM and Facebook.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Prosus patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Prosus invention. They couldn’t because Prosus had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 8 Prosus patents in 143 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Prosus patent portfolio are Meta Platforms, Google and Facebook.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Prosus –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Prosus PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Meta Platforms918
Verizon Patent And Licensing39
Conversant Wireless Licensing36
Seven Networks22

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Prosus Patents

 Top Prosus Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications

List of Prosus Patents

Prosus PatentsTitle
US11080711B2Computerized Transaction Routing System And Methods Useful In Conjunction Therewith
US8924711B2Hack-Deterring System For Storing Sensitive Data Records
US20170169420A1One-Step Payments In A Secure Digital Platform
US20170061409A1Cross-Channel System For Electronic Commerce And Methods Useful In Conjunction Therewith
US20160132889A1System And Method For Payer Controlled Payment Processing System
US20140359484A1System And Method For Provision Of Computerized One-Stop Invitations And Elimination Of Duplicated Data Entry
US20060265383A1Method And System For Performing And Sorting A Content Search
US20060069734A1Method And System For Organizing And Displaying Message Threads
US20050197922A1Method And System For Accessing And Printing Access-Controlled Photographs Using A Public Computer Network
US20050198031A1Method And System For Controlling Access To User Information In A Social Networking Environment
US20050197846A1Method And System For Generating A Proximity Index In A Social Networking Environment
US20050198305A1Method And System For Associating A Thread With Content In A Social Networking Environment
EP3224776A1Computerized Transaction Routing System And Methods Useful In Conjunction Therewith
EP3111400A1Cross-Channel System For Electronic Commerce And Methods Useful In Conjunction Therewith
EP2845343A4Hack-Deterring System For Storing Sensitive Data Records
WO2017115311A1Method And System For Authorizing A Payment
WO2016084074A1Computerized Transaction Routing System And Methods Useful In Conjunction Therewith
WO2015128863A1Cross-Channel System For Electronic Commerce And Methods Useful In Conjunction Therewith
WO2013150530A1Hack-Deterring System For Storing Sensitive Data Records
IN6695CHE2015AOne-Step Payments In A Secure Digital Platform
IN4393MUM2015ASystem And Method For One Touch Online Transactions

What are Prosus key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Prosus?

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

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


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

Updated on February 24, 2023

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