intellectual property

DISH Network
Dish Network Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Anti-Piracy System
The satellite TV firm's newly published patent application details a means to combat online piracy using blockchain.
DISH Network

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Korean Conglomerate CJ Develops Blockchain for Music Copyright
CJ, one of South Korea's largest conglomerates, is developing a blockchain-based music copyright management system.
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Someone Is Trying to Trademark 'Samsung Coin.' It's Not Samsung
Someone in South Korea appears to be trying to take advantage of Samsung's blockchain efforts by nabbing the "Samsung Coin" trademark.
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Sony
Sony Builds Digital Rights Management System on a Blockchain
Japanese electronics giant Sony has developed a blockchain-based digital rights management system that may see commercial rollout.
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Music-Sharing Startup Audius Gives New Details on Twin Crypto Tokens
Blockchain startup Audius has revealed details of its decentralized music network's two tokens and governance system in a white paper.
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Alibaba, IBM Top Global Blockchain Patent Rankings, Says New Research
Major Chinese and American firms are leading a global blockchain push, with Alibaba and IBM having filed around 90 patents each relating to the tech.
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Baidu's Blockchain Photo App Launches With Its Own Token
Chinese internet search giant Baidu has created a proprietary token to power its new blockchain-based photo validating and sharing service. 
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Blockchain Can Legally Authenticate Evidence, Chinese Judge Rules
A court in China's Hangzhou city has ruled that evidence authenticated with blockchain technology can be presented in legal disputes.
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baidu
Search Giant Baidu Unveils Blockchain Photo Platform
Chinese search giant Baidu has launched a blockchain-based stock photo service in bid to protect image intellectual property in China.
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EU Agencies to Offer €100K Prize at Blockchain Hackathon
The EU Commission and the EU Intellectual Property Office will host a hackathon to explore blockchain use cases for intellectual property protection.
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