Posts in Bank of America


IP News: The Maiden Voyage of the USS IP Watchy McDogface

Without reneging on our commitment to in-depth coverage of the IP world, we wanted to add a new element to our coverage and today we’re introducing …
By Steve Brachmann & Gene Quinn
4 months ago 6

BoA innovations cover security for financial transactions, wearable payment devices, cryptocurrency

Many of the patents we noticed in our recent survey of BofA technologies are related to enhanced security methods for financial transactions, such as the innovation protected …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 1

The Top 10 Patents Issued in 2015

2015 was a truly remarkable year for innovation and we saw major trends in self-driving cars, wearable technologies, digital wallets and much more. I hope you will enjoy …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 5

Banks playing patent catch-up with tech companies on digital wallets, payment platforms

Mobile payment schemes and digital wallets have been a major topic of discussion in tech circles this year. In early December, Walmart (NYSE:WMT) became the first …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 1

Bank of America patents mobile banking programs and video ATM terminals

Mobile devices were the subject of a pair of recently issued Bank of America patents recently. It was at least a little intriguing, however, that the invention …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 0

Banks struggle to keep up as cybersecurity risks increase

Regulations will likely start rolling out in the coming year starting at the state level. In May of last year, for example, the New York State Department …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 0

Top 10 Patents for 2014

Today, we’re picking the best inventions for which corporations from the Companies We Follow series have actually earned patent rights from the U.S. Patent and …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 7

Top 10 Patent Applications for 2014

Today, we focus our attention upon patent applications filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It is almost impossible to distill a year’s worth …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 1

Bank of America Patents: From Customer Loyalty to Cybersecurity and Social Networking

In this edition, we found a number of patent applications filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to protect technologies for customer loyalty rewards programs, …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 2

Big Banks Get Software Patents Despite Alice

There are plenty of patents being issued to these giants of the banking industry which protect methods of processing transactions or performing other services through computer technologies. …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Innovation Focus: Financial Sector Giants Like Patents Too

Rather than profile a single company we looked at patents and patent applications from the likes of Bank of America, American Express, Capital One and more. Our …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Major Banks Innovating to Increase Consumer Security

Today, we’ve profiled an assortment of patent applications and issued patents coming out of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that are assigned to Citigroup …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Bank of America Seeks Patent on ATM with a USB Port

Our featured patent application today discusses the operation of an automatic teller machine, or ATM, that includes a universal serial bus (USB) port. This USB port would …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 5