Blockchain Patent Filings and Prosecution Trends: Cryptography, Security and Fintech innovations at the forefront

Blockchain is often quoted as a transformational technology with the potential to impact many technological areas. So what is a blockchain? Blockchain is an open and distributed ledger that can efficiently record transactions between parties. Each transaction is verifiable by consensus and there is a permanent record of the entered information. It can be understood as a data structure that is shared among a distributed network of computers. Blockchain technologies can be broadly categorized into digital currency and non-digital currency based technologies.

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Featured Patent Applications of the Week: April 04, 2019

Facebook files patent application for predicting future trending topics by processing social media posts based on region and vertical. Read about this and other recently published patent applications.

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Featured Patents of the Week: April 02, 2019

Apple's patent discloses a digital assistant that provides a spoken response having a set of data items for a spoken user query. Read about this and other recently published patents.

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MaxVal and Aistemos Extend Litigation Data Partnership

Aistemos’s patent intelligence software, Cipher, now includes MaxVal’s international patent litigation data

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Featured Patent Applications of the Week: March 28, 2019

Facebook seeks patent for surfacing employment opportunities on social media. Read about this and other recently published patent applications.

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Medical Device Trends: Continued FDA focus on premarket pathways for innovation and safety

FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)  approved a record-breaking 106 new medical devices in 2018. Medical devices approved by the FDA include Class I, Class II and Class III devices, categorized based on the potential risks involved in their use. Read all about it in this month's newsletter.

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Featured Patents of the Week: March 26, 2019

In today's post, we look at Qualcomm, who has secured a patent for wireless charging of vehicles. Read about this and other recently published patents.

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Featured Patent Applications of the Week: March 21, 2019

A new patent application hints at Facebook's plans to bring payment transactions into its messenger application. Read about it and other patent applications of the week in this post.

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Featured Patents of the Week: March 19, 2019

Qualcomm has been awarded a patent for displays in autonomous vehicles. Learn about this and other recently published patents in today's post.

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Featured Patent Applications of the Week: March 15, 2019

In this post, we take you through some of the recent patent applications filed by Facebook, Intel, Google, Qualcomm, Amazon, Apple, Medtronic, Novartis, Boston Scientific, Abbott, Merck, and Roche.

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