Walmart has patented its own version of stablecoin, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are seeking another patent, this time for a blockchain-based system designed for “securely storing digital assets” like cryptocurrency.
Payments firm Square has been awarded a patent for a new payments system designed to allow merchants to collect payment in any currency, including cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin BCH.
The Bank of America has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the development of a cryptocurrency storage system.
Investment bank JPMorgan Chase has filed a patent for a new asset-backed virtual receipt system, powered by blockchain technology.
MasterCard has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a system and method for managing "fractional reserves of blockchain currency," also known as cryptocurrency.