Report: United States Beating China in Core Blockchain Tech Patents

A new report suggests U.S. filers have been awarded more blockchain patents focusing on core tech, like mining and proof-of-work, than filers from any other country. On the other hand, the Chinese file more blockchain patents than anyone. Will China’s large patent filing volume eventually translate to working blockchain applications? […]

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Report: Australia Ranks Sixth in Blockchain Related Patents | BTCMANAGER

According to an article by Computer World, published on December 13, 2018, Australia ranks sixth globally regarding blockchain technology related patents. The report posits that China is leading the patents race with 1520 patent families filed till date. The Asian economy is followed by the U.S., which has 773 deposited […]

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Recent Walmart Patent Application Describes Blockchain-Managed Smart Appliances

U.S. retail giant Walmart has applied for another patent, which describes the management of smart appliances using blockchain technology, according to an application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office August 2. The application outlines systems and methods for managing a smart appliances such as a desktop or server […]

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Consulting Giant Accenture’s New Patent Reveals Plans for Blockchain Logistics Innovation

Consulting giant Accenture has plans to use blockchain to upgrade its logistics network, a patent application published July 26 reveals. According to the document published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the corporation wants to follow in the footsteps of various major players in leveraging blockchain to secure, […]

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Walmart Submits Patents for a Behavior-Monitoring Blockchain

Retail giant Walmart submitted two U.S. Patent Applications on April 19, 2018, claiming the invention of computer systems utilizing blockchain technology for automatic integration of courier services into the online shopping experience. Walmart Wades Further into ‘Blockchain’ The Walmart blockchain tech team consists of five programmers from the U.S. and […]

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PayPal Filed a Patent to Speed Up Crypto Payments, Bitcoin Dev Argues It Already Exists

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. PayPal has filed a patent to speed up cryptocurrency transaction times by eliminating the verification time of payments. Bitcoin expert argues that this is already made possible through existing […]

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