Bank of China has filed a patent application for a process it says is better able to scale blockchain systems.
New patent filings from Lenovo indicate the technology company hopes to use a blockchain-based system for the authentication of physical documents.
Universities in China are joining the country's private sector in an effort to patent blockchain solutions, new filings reveal.
A new patent application filed by UPS indicates that bitcoin could be used as a payment system.
A run-down of some of the more notable crypto and blockchain patents seen in 2017.