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Friday, September 14 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
OPEN TALK: Patent Landmines in the Blockchain

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The financial services industry is making significant investments into the blockchain, a distributed ledger technology best known for enabling the digital currency bitcoin. Realizing the economic potential of blockchain technology could result in sharply lowered fund transfer times and costs while bolstering security. Recent patent applications by several financial services firms offer insight into how those firms think blockchain technology could work, and the race to patent it could lead ultimately to the next big battle over technology standards and who owns them. We will discuss patent trends affecting blockchain.

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Eric Schulman

Principal, Fish & Richardson
Eric Schulman is a Principal in the Silicon Valley office of Fish & Richardson. His practice is primarily focused on patent prosecution and counseling, patent strategy and analysis, and development and management of patent portfolios. Mr. Schulman also has experience in trademark... Read More →

Friday September 14, 2018 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Expo Stage

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