Rimon Partner Marc Kaufman recently participated in a panel at the World Trade Organization on IP and Blockchain Technology.

Marc's session covered the following: Intellectual property protection, in particular patent protection, is crucial to the development and deployment of blockchain technology. In recent years, the number of patent applications for blockchain related innovations have been growing rapidly. Meanwhile blockchain technology is finding its applications in intellectual property protection and management, while its true potential has yet to be reached. This session will introduce the current patent landscape of blockchain related innovations, its trends and new challenges arising. It will present a few real-world applications of blockchain technology in IP intensive industries, that shows how these industries can benefit from blockchain technology in the future.

To watch the full video click here.

Marc's presentation begins at about 1 hour and 19 minutes in the video.

Q and A begins at about 2 hours and 19 minutes.

The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.