Latest News Of US Patent and Trademark Office Tag
Business 26 April 2019
Nike makes a play for crypto with ‘Cryptokicks’ trademark filing
The global sports brand has sought trademark protection for “Cryptokicks” as a name for a new platform for collecting, storing and exchange non-fungible tokens.
Tech 23 April 2019
PayPal gains patent to fight crypto ransomware
Paypal have secured a patent that would hope to protect users against ransomware by saving protected copies of data that may be under attack.
Tech 9 April 2019
Thomson Reuters receives patent for blockchain-based identity management
The media giant seeks to develop a blockchain-powered identity system capable of receiving validated identity data, which it will send “to at least one node of the distributed system,” and then generate an identity token.
Tech 27 December 2018
Bank of America files patent for blockchain-powered cash handling
The patent describes a system for facilitating cash handling via the blockchain, leveraging the advantages of distributed ledger tech for improving efficiency and effectiveness.
Tech 12 December 2018
Latest Mastercard patent filing covers anonymous blockchain transactions
Prolific patent filer Mastercard has applied for protection of yet another blockchain innovation—a platform that would allow anonymous blockchain transactions, using a somewhat familiar method.
Business 7 December 2018
‘BUIDL, not HODL’: Coinbase files curious trademark
In the race to tie up intellectual property (IP) around cryptocurrency, some ideas have definitely been stronger than others. The latest to come from market leading wallet and exchange service Coinbase has certainly raised a few eyebrows—a trademark request for the word ‘buidl.’
Tech 3 December 2018
Intel cools down crypto mining with new patent
Intel was born by being on the cutting edge of technology, so it’s no surprise that the tech giant would continue to ensure that it is able to be an influencer.
Tech 14 November 2018
US patent office OKs Xerox’s blockchain-based data revision system
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has approved Xerox’s patent for a blockbhain-based way to track electronic revisions.
Tech 8 November 2018
Salesforce new patent kills email spam with blockchain
San Francisco-based B2B software company Salesforce has been awarded a patent for a blockchain application aimed specifically at spam email.
Tech 1 November 2018
Bank of America secures yet another patent, this time for storing private keys
Bank of America has secured its latest cryptocurrency patent, in the form of a hardware device designed to securely store cryptographic keys offline.
Business 30 October 2018
Mastercard patent merges traditional banking with cryptocurrencies
Financial services giant Mastercard has snapped up yet another patent, this time for fractional cryptocurrency banking.
Tech 25 October 2018
Nasdaq scoops patent for newswire service on the blockchain
Nasdaq has been granted a new patent for a newswire service powered by the blockchain, leveraging the benefits of distributed ledger technology to release news in a securely, timely fashion.