Blog Post 03.04.19
Our Intellectual Property team has been filing blockchain patents since 2015. In that time, we’ve filed more than 70 blockchain patent applications and obtained more than 15 blockchain patents for clients in the cybersecurity, software and data marketplace industries. Notably, Pillsbury was responsible for helping clients successfully apply for more than 10 percent of “blockchain” patents issued in 2018.
We work with emerging companies developing businesses that utilize cryptocurrency for payment transactions on their networks, and routinely counsel clients on open source licensing regimes used in blockchain computing platforms.
Provided core bank regulatory guidance to a household name blockchain solution and virtual currency company in setting up a platform to facilitate banks’ use of distributed ledger technology to effectuate counterparty transactions.
Helping a well-funded startup in the cybersecurity arena file for patents that utilize blockchain technology to build a platform for greater data security.
Served as legal advisor to Delaware Blockchain Initiative, public-private legal reform initiative enabling Delaware corporations to register shares on blockchain system.
Represent Blockchain Token Association, a trade association involved in establishing best practices and regulatory advocacy.