Insights: In the News Kilpatrick Townsend's Tom Franklin Quoted by Law360 re: "How To Avoid The Hurdles Of Patenting Blockchain Tech"

There is a race to file patents for improvements to blockchain, the ledger technology underlying bitcoin, as fervor around the technology continues to build, but experts warn of potential stumbling blocks that could trip up the unwary inventor. The number of patent filings related to blockchain and distributed ledger technology have grown at an exponential rate, as companies continue to pour resources into the development of the technology as it is adapted across a range of industries. Kilpatrick Townsend's Tom Franklin discusses some potential obstacles to consider when seeking blockchain patents — and how to overcome them. To read this Law360 article, please click here.
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