Korean Government-Backed Researchers File for Blockchain Patent
A South Korean government-funded organization has submitted a blockchain-related patent application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research.
A group of Mastercard patent applications outline how blockchain technology can be used to securely record transaction information.
A Microsoft patent application details a human-powered crypto mining project by collecting data as people exercise and watch ads.
Cloud computing giant Red Hat may be looking into using a blockchain-based system to track software usage, according to a patent application.
The phrase "trusted execution environment" is identified in two Microsoft patent applications to be a key component in future blockchain projects.