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Blockchain Patent Holders Look to Dodge Trolls, Lawsuits
Blockchain patent wars may be looming, and companies are experimenting with preventive measures.
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Safeguarding Open Source and Blockchain’s Patent Landscape
Perhaps the greatest indication of blockchain’s value is the number of firms rushing to file DLT (distributed ledger technology) patents. While the core technology is open source and in the public domain, complementary and supplementary technologies are being patented and there has been a “land rush” to develop and secure DLT-related patents.
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How Open Invention Network’s Defensive Patent Pool Helps 2,400+ Open-Source Creators Further Blockchain and HyperLedger Fintech
Open source technology projects have produced many of the biggest innovations of this century. Blockchain and Hyperledger technology is paving the way for new methods of conducting business, signing contracts, or exchanging currencies worldwide.
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How Curtailing Patent Aggression Promotes FinTech Innovations
As anyone in the financial services industry knows, blockchain — a digital ledger of cryptocurrency transactions — is central to the conversation surrounding FinTech. Currently, various organizations are seeking to patent the tech, which supports digital currencies like Bitcoin.
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A rush to patent the blockchain is a sign of the technology’s promise
Financial firms and assorted startups are rushing to patent the technology that underlies bitcoin.
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Big Banks Are Stocking Up on Blockchain Patents
In the headlong rush to revolutionize modern finance, blockchain enthusiasts are overlooking one potentially costly problem: their applications, built on open-source code, may actually belong to someone else.
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How to Avoid Patent Wars and Reduce IP Risk in the Blockchain Ecosystem
Players in the nascent distributed ledger technology (DLT) industry need to collaborate and develop an intellectual property strategy, or run the risk of patent wars and a chilling effect on innovation.
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The Looming War for Blockchain Patents
There’s a patent land grab developing in the blockchain space that could potentially make doing business more challenging for those who want to build upon the open-source technology in the future.
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Why Hyperledger wants to be the ‘Linux of blockchain’
Blockchain technology offers many different benefits to enterprise developers — but there’s no cross-industry open standard for how to develop it.
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  • What the industry is saying…

    The convergence of technology and finance has resulted in an increase in PAE litigation against financial services companies involving non-financial services-related patents.
    Josh DeathTD Bank

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