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Rimon Partner, Marc Kaufman, to speak at event: Avoiding the Emerging Patent Risk in Blockchain Ecosystems

An intellectual property protection strategy is critical to the success of blockchain projects. Learn more about the options at this event.

About this Event

An intellectual property (IP) protection strategy is critical to the success of blockchain projects. The Open Source and decentralized nature of blockchain implementations does not insulate blockchain innovators from risk of patent assertions.

In the first part of the program, Marc Kaufman will outline the patent landscape related to blockchain technology and describe the Community Patent Protocol, his plan for minimizing patent risk and fostering innovation in blockchain ecosystems.

The second part of the program will be a panel of IP experts discussing how blockchain projects can protect their IP assets, and why they should do so, without interfering on network effects and adoption of their technology.

Date & Time

Wed, March 4, 2020
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CET

Location

Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Lohmühlenstraße 65
12435 Berlin, Germany
 

Marc Kaufman concentrates his practice in the area of patent strategy, in particular, advising clients in protecting, managing and leveraging their intellectual property assets. He has also represented clients in defending against patent assertions in district courts and through post-grant administrative proceedings in the U.S. Patent Office. Mr. Kaufman has created structured procedures to secure and enforce intellectual property rights in a market-focused manner. Marc’s practice focuses on computer software including the areas of Fintech, database technology, content distribution, and computer security. Over the last several years, Marc has actively monitored and analyzed the emerging patent landscape related to blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. Marc is a co-founder of the Blockchain IP Council. Read more.