Category: Patents

US Software Company Salesforce Wins Patent for Blockchain Anti-Spam Solution

U.S. software company Salesforce has won a patent to detect spam emails using blockchain technology. The patent filing was published on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website Tuesday, Nov. 4. Salesforce, which offer its customers is a cloud-based mailing platform, patented a solution that allows for the detection of whether an initial email […]

Bank of America Has the Most Blockchain Patents, But Is it Actually Going to Use Them?

On October 30, Bank of America (BofA) added yet another cryptocurrency-related patent to its collection of more than 50 applications filed within the same field. The second-largest bank in the US has been leading in the informal blockchain patent race, sidestepping such players as IBM and Alibaba. However, that does not mean that BofA is […]

Major Korean Financial Holding Company Wins Blockchain Patent for Improved Fintech Security

Leading South Korean financial holding company KB Financial Group Inc. has been awarded a patent for a blockchain-based fintech app security solution, South Korean economic news outlets The Digital Times reports Monday, Oct. 15. KB Financial is reported to have over $342 billion in assets under management and presides over multiple overseas and domestic subsidiaries, […]

IBM Applies for Blockchain Patent to Ensure Transaction Compliance via Nodes Data

Tech giant IBM has applied for a blockchain patent for the development of transaction data identifiers based on nodes, according to a patent document published by the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO) Aug. 16. The system described in the patent, entitled “Node Characterization in Blockchain,” intends to introduce a method of data extraction from […]

Consulting Giant Accenture’s New Patent Reveals Plans for Blockchain Logistics Innovation

Consulting giant Accenture has plans to use blockchain to upgrade its logistics network, a patent application published July 26 reveals. According to the document published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the corporation wants to follow in the footsteps of various major players in leveraging blockchain to secure, speed up and increase the […]

Wells Fargo Files Patent for Tokenization System to Protect Sensitive Data

San-Francisco-based bank Wells Fargo has outlined a patent for a tokenization system that would protect data, according to a filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) July 17. The newly published application details a system in which any type of data element — whether a document, graphic, or database value — could […]

Startup of Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Receives Three Bitcoin Cash-Related Patents

Blockchain startup nChain, associated with a man who once proclaimed himself to be Bitcoin’s (BTC) creator, has been granted three Bitcoin Cash (BCH)-related patents by the European Patent Office (EPO), according to an official statement July 11. The three new patents relate to the development of new methods of digital rights protection using blockchain technology […]

Amazon Granted Patent For Streaming Data Marketplace With Bitcoin Use Case

Amazon Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of e-commerce giant Amazon, received a patent for a streaming data marketplace that would enable users to receive real-time cryptocurrency transactions data, according to a document released April 17. In order to meet the needs of organizations in managing of large amounts of data, the company, according to the patent, […]

PayPal Filed a Patent to Speed Up Crypto Payments, Bit… | News

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. PayPal has filed a patent to speed up cryptocurrency transaction times by eliminating the verification time of payments. Bitcoin expert argues that this is already made possible through existing technologies in the cryptocurrency industry. […]