Browsing the "Patent Applications" Tag

IBM Says Blockchain Can Power ‘Open Scientific Research’ in New Patent Filing

| Zack Seward

A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research.


Mastercard Patent Filings Tout Blockchain for Immutable Data Records

| Nikhilesh De

A group of Mastercard patent applications outline how blockchain technology can be used to securely record transaction information.

Red Hat Eyes Blockchain For Tracking When Customers Use the Cloud

| Nikhilesh De

Cloud computing giant Red Hat may be looking into using a blockchain-based system to track software usage, according to a patent application.

Microsoft Looks to Trusted Computing for Blockchain Security Boost

| Christine Kim

The phrase "trusted execution environment" is identified in two Microsoft patent applications to be a key component in future blockchain projects.

Korean Government-Backed Researchers File for Blockchain Patent

| Muyao Shen

A South Korean government-funded organization has submitted a blockchain-related patent application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Pharma Giant Merck Eyes Blockchain for Fighting Counterfeit Meds

| Nikhilesh De

International shipping giant Merck may be looking to blockchain technology to protect against counterfeit goods, according to a patent application.

No Miners? Intel Seeks to Automate DLT Block Verification

| Nikhilesh De

A newly released Intel patent application sets out a system for automatically creating and validating blocks on a distributed ledger.

Walmart Looks to Blockchain for Retail Product Resales

| Nikhilesh De

A newly-released Walmart patent application outlines a digital resale marketplace placed on a blockchain.


JPMorgan Seeks Patent for Blockchain-Powered Interbank Payments

| Nikhilesh De

A patent application by JPMorgan Chase suggests putting financial transaction information on a distributed ledger.

Mastercard Seeks ‘Fast Track’ Way to Sync Blockchain Data

| Nikhilesh De

A Mastercard patent application outlines how nodes could be quickly added to a blockchain.