Browsing the "Intellectual Property" Tag

Korean Conglomerate CJ Develops Blockchain for Music Copyright

| Richard Meyer

CJ, one of South Korea's largest conglomerates, is developing a blockchain-based music copyright management system.

Someone Is Trying to Trademark ‘Samsung Coin.’ It’s Not Samsung

| Wolfie Zhao

Someone in South Korea appears to be trying to take advantage of Samsung's blockchain efforts by nabbing the "Samsung Coin" trademark.

Sony Builds Digital Rights Management System on a Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese electronics giant Sony has developed a blockchain-based digital rights management system that may see commercial rollout.

Music-Sharing Startup Audius Gives New Details on Twin Crypto Tokens

| Nikhilesh De

Blockchain startup Audius has revealed details of its decentralized music network's two tokens and governance system in a white paper.

Alibaba, IBM Top Global Blockchain Patent Rankings, Says New Research

| Wolfie Zhao

Major Chinese and American firms are leading a global blockchain push, with Alibaba and IBM having filed around 90 patents each relating to the tech.

Baidu’s Blockchain Photo App Launches With Its Own Token

| Wolfie Zhao

Chinese internet search giant Baidu has created a proprietary token to power its new blockchain-based photo validating and sharing service. 

Blockchain Can Legally Authenticate Evidence, Chinese Judge Rules

| Wolfie Zhao

A court in China's Hangzhou city has ruled that evidence authenticated with blockchain technology can be presented in legal disputes.

Search Giant Baidu Unveils Blockchain Photo Platform

| Wolfie Zhao

Chinese search giant Baidu has launched a blockchain-based stock photo service in bid to protect image intellectual property in China.

EU Agencies to Offer €100K Prize at Blockchain Hackathon

| Annaliese Milano

The EU Commission and the EU Intellectual Property Office will host a hackathon to explore blockchain use cases for intellectual property protection.

ZhongAn Wants to Catch Media Pirates with Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

ZhongAn Technology, a subsidiary of Chinese online insurer ZhongAn, hopes to patent a blockchain solution for protecting digital media against piracy.