Transunion Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Transunion has a total of 674 patents globally, out of which 254 have been granted. Of these 674 patents, more than 51% patents are active. The United States of America is where Transunion has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Transunion.

Transunion was founded in the year 1968. Transunion is a business that provides credit reports. In addition to providing risk and information solutions, the company delivers consumer reports, risk scores, analytical services, and decision-making capabilities. As of April 2023, Transunion has a market cap of $12.05 Billion.

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

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

The CEO Chris Cartwright have 0 patents.

How many patents does Transunion have?

Transunion has a total of 674 patents globally. These patents belong to 192 unique patent families. Out of 674 patents, 346 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Transunion File Every Year?

Transunion 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.

Year of Patents Filing or GrantTransunion Applications FiledTransunion Patents Granted
20234
2022814
20212519
20202421
20192417
20181919
20173921
20164222
20153420
20145925
20134419
20126511
20113010

How many Transunion patents are Alive/Dead?

Transunion Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Transunion File in Different Countries?

Transunion Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Transunion Filed Patents

CountryPatent
United States Of America293
Canada58
Europe36
China26
India22
Mexico22
South Africa21
Korea (South)20
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)20
Australia17
Japan16
Brazil15
Philippines14
Singapore8
Dominican Republic5
Colombia4
Germany3
United Kingdom2
Austria1
Lithuania1
Africa1
Spain1

Where are Research Centres of Transunion Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Transunion

10 Best Transunion Patents

US20040039798A1 is the most popular patent in the Transunion portfolio. It has received 540 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Amazon and Cloudflare.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20040039798A1540
US6684250B2489
US20050154664A1446
US7072963B2358
US6748426B1268
US20060041464A1217
US7272728B2217
US20130179982A1206
US7774270B1183
US20020136391A1182

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 138 Transunion patents in 1111 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Transunion patent portfolio are IBM, Microsoft and Google.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Transunion –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Transunion PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM3171
Microsoft1934
Google1733
American Express1427
Bank Of America1022
Amazon814
Samsung722
Visa612
Verizon620
Adobe519

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Transunion Patents

Top Transunion Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20080134282A119
US8160614B218
US6684250B217
US8769304B216
US20080134045A114
US20130035975A114
US20080059152A113
US20050154664A113
US8776225B213
US20080133729A112
US20040039798A112
US10810218B211
US8244571B29
US8560610B28
US7630932B28

What are Transunion key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Transunion?

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

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

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