For all the discussion about blockchain, the distributed ledger that is the foundation for fast, decentralized transactions, relatively few patents have been issued. Only about
FinTech, blockchain, cybercrime – intellectual property for the financial services industry today requires a balance of emerging technologies and rights, including patents and trade secrets.
The IP Business Congress Global, among intellectual property’s premier annual events, is providing a large segment of IP CloseUp readers a registration break for the
China may not yet be on an equal footing with the leading industrialized nations in terms invention quality and brand recognition, but according to a
Intellectual property and IP law are in a constant state of flux. For those interested in keeping up with recent changes the 11th annual Corporate
The abundant promise of blockchain has yet to be realized. To many in IP, finance and tech, it is just beginning to come into sight.
Patent holders, this year’s version of Allied Security Trust’s Industry Patent Purchase Program, “IP3,” is a good indication of where the demand is highest. The
The 15th Annual Patents for Financial Services Summit will gather patent and IP counsel, as well as senior financial executives, to discuss recent trends in
More than half of U.S. blockchain patents are owned by blockchain-specific developers, while 20% are owned by financial institutions, led by Bank of America (see pie
An impressive group of speakers, sponsors and supporters, led by USPTO Director and Undersecretary of Commerce, Andrei Iancu, will be featured at the 11th global
1,240 blockchain patent applications were filed worldwide in 2017, up from 594 in 2016 and 258 in 2015. Among the leading filers were Bank of
While China is no fan of bitcoin mining – it has moved to close mining operations – it is actively pursuing block chain patents, and