Category: Patents

Square joins patent non-aggression pact through Open Invention Network

Square joins patent non-aggression pact through Open Invention Network

Payments company Square has become a member of the Open Invention Network (OIN), an organization that aims to reduce patent aggression in favor of open-source software, according to a Tuesday release.  By joining as a member of OIN, Square can cross-license its patents to other members on a royalty-free basis — reducing patent risk while […]

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Leading Bitcoin Payments Processor Bitpay Joins Crypto Patent Alliance COPA

The world’s largest provider of cryptocurrency payment services, Bitpay has announced the company is joining the Square-founded crypto patent effort the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA). Bitpay has been working with blockchain products since 2011 and the firm will share open-source projects and use a shared patent library with the crypto patent organization. Bitpay Joins […]

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Report: Blockchain Patents ‘Skyrocket’ in 2020, Alibaba Owns the Most Crypto Patents

Report: Blockchain Patents ‘Skyrocket’ in 2020, Alibaba Owns the Most Crypto Patents

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