Coller IP Championing Blockchain at StateZero Labs Demo Day
We recently had the opportunity to return to our friends at StateZero Labs as the latest cohort showcased their technology at the end of term “Demo Day” in London.
StateZero Labs is looking to establish itself at the heart of an eco-system that is attempting to tackle some of the world’s most challenging problems through the use of blockchain technology and the latest cohort are tackling issues affecting industries ranging from shipping logistics to music to construction and corporate social responsibility. It’s been a pleasure to meet with exciting new businesses over the last few months and we look forward to continuing with our support as they embark on an exciting journey ahead.
From our perspective, blockchain presents a wide range of new commercial IP challenges as this is an area (distributed ledgers) that has been around for quite some time but only now are we starting to see new technology emerge that can truly transform business applications across the eco-system. Our Head of IP Strategy, Richard Nugent, recently gave a presentation in Russia on blockchain patenting and IP strategies. Richard commented “Blockchain patents are in their infancy – there is still whitespace open for new innovation”
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