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Mastercard International Incorporated Patent Portfolio Statistics

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Mastercard International Incorporated`s Profile

This article summarizes the perfomance of the assignee in the recent years. The overall statistics for this portfolio help to analyze the areas where the assignee is performing well. The filing trend, perfomance across the tech centers and the perfomance of the recent applications has been mentioned below. All the stats are calculated based on the perfomance in USPTO.

How does the overall patent portfolio of Mastercard International Incorporated look like?

Total Applications: 3358
Granted Patents: 1322
Grant Index 50.94 %
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 1273 (49.06%)
In-Process Applications: 739
Average Grant Time: 3.41 Years
Average Office Actions: 2.21

Which Technology Area Mastercard International Incorporated is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
3685 Business Methods 324
3691 Business Methods – Finance/Banking/ Insurance 192
3692 Business Methods – Finance/Banking/ Insurance 173
3695 Business Methods – Finance/Banking/ Insurance 152
3696 Business Methods – Finance/Banking/ Insurance 146

How many patents are Mastercard International Incorporated filing every year?

Year Total Applications
2022 0*
2021 160*
2020 245
2019 362
2018 345

*The drop in the number of applications filed in last two years compared to previous years is because applications can take up to 18 months to get published

Recently filed patent applications of Mastercard International Incorporated in USPTO?

Publication number: US20150019426A1

A method for identifying a spending budget for a payment account includes: storing, in an account database, a plurality of account data entries, each account data entry including at least an account identifier and a base monthly spending limit; storing, in an installment database, a plurality of installment data entries, each installment data entry including at least an account identifier and an installment amount; identifying, for a specific account data entry in the account database, at least one installment data entry where the included account identifier corresponds to the account identifier of the specific account data entry; calculating an effective monthly spending limit based on the base monthly spending limit and the installment amount included in each of the identified at least one installment data entry; and associating, in the account database, the calculated effective monthly spending limit with the specific account data entry.

Publication date: 2015-01-15
Applicant: Mastercard International Incorporated
Inventors: Frederick Michael Pacher

How are Mastercard International Incorporated’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
13940818 Method And System For Applying Spending Limits To Payment Accounts Involving Installment Transactions Abandoned — Failure to Respond to an Office Action 3697 Norman, Samica L