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Dean Fanelli and Thomas Haag to Present "Patent Race on the Emergence of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology" Webinar



12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST

Seyfarth Partners Dean Fanelli and Thomas Haag will be presenting "Patent Race on the Emergence of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology,” offered by The Knowledge Group LLC Live Webcast Series, on August 23, 2018.
As cryptocurrency and blockchain technology rapidly become mainstream and emerge as disruptive technologies, the number of patents filed under these technologies is also rapidly increasing. According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) the number of patent applications has doubled since 2016. Thus, giving the impression that the recent increase in filings of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related patents has raised awareness and interest to the public. However, many companies and individuals are still unaware of what aspects of this technology can be patented. To avoid potential risks, financial damages, and confusion, the myths and misconceptions in the patent application of cryptocurrency-related technologies should be immediately addressed.
This webinar will provide in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as important patent-related issues concerning cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Dean Fanelli and Thomas Haag will go beyond the basics and identify common myths and misconceptions surrounding this significant topic. They will also enumerate best strategies and practical tips to avoid risks and potential damages.
Key topics include:
  • Patent Landscape of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology
  • Pros and Cons of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain
  • Addressing Common Myths and Misconceptions
  • Formulating Best Strategies and Practical Tips
  • Trends and Updates in 2018
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