Alibaba, IBM Top Global Blockchain Patent Rankings, Says New Research
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.
CJ, one of South Korea's largest conglomerates, is developing a blockchain-based music copyright management system.
Someone in South Korea appears to be trying to take advantage of Samsung's blockchain efforts by nabbing the "Samsung Coin" trademark.
The satellite TV firm's newly published patent application details a means to combat online piracy using blockchain.
Japanese electronics giant Sony has developed a blockchain-based digital rights management system that may see commercial rollout.
Blockchain startup Audius has revealed details of its decentralized music network's two tokens and governance system in a white paper.