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Baidu, China’s internet search giant, has launched a blockchain-based stock photo service in bid to protect image intellectual property in China, as part of its wider push for blockchain technology adoption. The service, called Totem which went online Wednesday, touts a platform that uses blockchain to timestamp the submission of each original photograph from a …

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Several European Union agencies will collaborate to facilitate an EU developer event – what they’re calling a “blockathon” – in June in a bid to explore applications of the tech for intellectual property rights enforcement. The European Commission has partnered with the European Union Intellectual Property Office and its Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property …

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ZhongAn Technology, a subsidiary of Chinese online insurer ZhongAn, has filed a patent for a blockchain solution aimed to protect media companies’ intellectual property rights in the face of growing piracy and illicit file sharing. According to a filing published Tuesday by China’s State Intellectual Property Office, the system seeks to prevent unauthorized distribution of …

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Chinese telecoms giant and smartphone maker Huawei may be seeking to use blockchain tech to protect digital property rights. In its latest patent application, released by China’s State Intellectual Property Office on Tuesday, the Shenzhen-based technology firm details an invention that claims to add a verification feature to a peer-to-peer content distribution network powered by …

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Matt Savare and John Wintermute work at Lowenstein Sandler LLP, where they practice intellectual property, digital advertising, technology, blockchain and privacy law. Shailley Singh is the senior director for product and R&D at IAB Tech Lab. Despite the incredible amount of attention blockchain technology has garnered in the last year, very little has been reported on …

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