Alibaba Has Largest Amount of Blockchain-Related Patent Applications

  • Alex Dovbnya
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    Alibaba and IBM are in the lead in their number of Blockchain patents with 90 and 89 apps. Mastercard (80) and Bank of America (53) are also striving not to lag behind


Alibaba Has Largest Amount of Blockchain-Related Patent Applications

Businesses around the globe are overwhelmingly recognizing the potential of Blockchain. According to a new study, Alibaba and IBM are in the lead in their number of Blockchain patents with 90 and 89 applications respectively.

Mastercard (80) and Bank of America (53) are also striving not to lag behind their competitors as Blockchain adoption grows despite the bearish market sentiment. Back in February, Bank of America was the leader among top ten patent filing companies.

People's Bank of China occupies the fifth place with 44 applications.  

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with an extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets.

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