More global blockchain patents have been published and are preparing to issue in transactions and e-commerce than have been issued over the past several years.
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.
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
The race is on to gain control of a new technology that has the power to reinvent banking and make transactions and other agreements between parties