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China Summary Translation: 'Toolkit: The Current Landscape of Blockchain Patents'

Published: 26 October 2016

ID: G00317526

Analyst(s): David Furlonger , Owen Chen


The opportunities for blockchain use-case development seem boundless, so validating and protecting IP will become more important. CIOs will be challenged to codify the specific nature of the technology innovation and, therefore, the quality of the filing and its competitive and legal protection.

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