Economic Times – FinTech Patents – Finance Technology Innovations Implemented Over Digital Platforms

FreeCharge files patent for technology claiming secure features for online transactions that provide alternative to the SMS based one-time-password (OTP) Freecharge’s Technology named ‘On The Go Pin’ makes online and offline transactions faster FinTech innovation by FreeCharge can reduce delay caused in receiving OTP through text message (SMS) Freecharge’s patent claims innovative technology wherein security pin for online transactions resides within smartphone and keeps changing every few seconds. To ensure security of online transactions, backend server of bank and merchants verify pin to process transaction. Startups and companies file FinTech patents to prevent innovation theft and build up portfolio of intangible assets. Patents serve as valuable assets for innovative companies spending valuable resources in research and development. Analysis of patent portfolios of active companies and startups in financial technology (‘FinTech’) sector reveal that patenting activity in this patent classification is tossing up. FinTech patents claim innovative technologies using digital platforms to deliver financial products and services that are implemented via efficient business models. FinTech patents are filed in business sectors covering payments, banking, wealth management, capital markets, insurance, lending etc. FinTech patents generally disclose innovations covering data, analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), crowdfunding, security, cloud computing, cryptocurrency etc. Patent filing trends indicate R&D for financial technology based innovations is active among banks, financial institutions, telecoms companies, software companies and e-commerce companies. Interesting patent filing trends in FinTech sector indicate that institutions like Visa and Bank of America have filed numerous patents. FinTech patents can be used to generate revenues by enforcement or by selling the patented technology to interested companies. Rahul Dev, Partner at the law firm of Tech Corp Legal LLP, is a patent attorney and international technology business lawyer. Dev’s corporate law practice is aimed at integrating patents, technology laws, intellectual property rights, regulatory and security laws to provide services to FinTech companies. Patent Drafting Resources Patent Drafting and Writing Strong Patent Applications for Creating & Protecting Inventions Patent Application Writing Guide | Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Drafting Software Patents and Mobile App Patents Patents in MedTech – Online Healthcare & Medical Practice Management Patent Research & Analytics | Where Patent Analytics Are Headed – Harnessing Power of Patent Analytics for Patent Strategy Frequently asked questions (FAQs) | Drafting and Writing Provisional & Non-Provisional Patent Applications (Specifications) How and Why are Patents Important for Technology Companies & Startups In Asia? How can Patent Search help in determining Patentability of Invention? What is the meaning of Patent Pending Status? What are advantages of Filing a Provisional Patent Application? What is a Provisional Patent Application? About Us – Indian Patent Law Firm We, at Tech Corp Legal LLP, an Indian law firm serving global clients and patent attorneys worldwide, provide quality patent drafting services to inventors. Along with patent support services provided by GIP Research, we offer top quality patent specification drafting services including enforceable patent claims and high quality patent illustrations. Our team of patent attorneys and technical patent experts has comprehensive experience in executing projects pertaining to international patent drafting, patent drafting services, drafting patent claims and patent applications, software and mobile app patents, provisional and non-provisional patents, patent searches, office action responses, etc. *************************************** Rahul Dev is a Patent Attorney & International Business Lawyer practicing Technology & Corporate Laws. He is reachable at info (at) techcorplegal (dot) com & @rdpatentlawyer on Twitter Discuss your Queries asked questions – Patents, Technology & Internet Laws *************************************** To get in touch with us, please click here. View our presentations here. About the Author: Rahul Dev Engagements: Contractual Consulting, Hourly, Project Based Contact Mode: LinkedIn or directly message here Schedule a Consultation Now This is not a legal advice: Disclaimer, Non-Solicitation & Liability Patent Basics and Intellectual Property Rights from Rahul Dev IPR Protection for Hardware Startups – Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Designs from Rahul Dev
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