2020 Fintech Patent Market Overview Post in Uncategorized 2020 Fintech Patent Market Snapshot . Key Fintech Patent Market Insights .● Hitachi’s Fintech research organization has been creating value, putting them in the short list of companies owning more than 1,000 Fintech patents (Visa, Bank of America, and Hitachi). .● With 59 issued and pending U.S. patents, BofA is the largest patent holder of blockchain patents, a foundation technology driving IP growth. .● There are nearly 200 Fintech startups that own up to 10 patents, and this is expected to increase before we see industry consolidation. .● Increased transaction activity for Fintech patents is expected throughout 2020 as companies aim to solidify technology positions. .● 2018 global Fintech investment surpassed investment dollars in 2016 and 2017 combined. 2019 & 2020 Fintech investment is expected to remain steady as Regtech and Insuretech become prevalent. .● Over 90% of Fintech patent litigation in the last decade has been from NPEs. An increase in operating company litigation is anticipated including between major banks. . Fintech Patent Ownership . Fintech Patent Litigation . U.S. Fintech Investment by Segment YTD . To access the full 2020 Fintech Patent Market Overview one-pager, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request your free PDF version. . Sources: Vitek IP, USPTO, PYMNTS, Cipher, Reclura, CBInsights and S&P Global.