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Rimon Partner Marc Kaufman quoted in Financial Times article regarding the Peoples Bank of China digital currency

News Marc Kaufman Marc Kaufman · February 12, 2020

Rimon Partner and Co-founder of the Blockchain IP Council, Marc Kaufman, recently provided his thoughts relating to patents on digital currency sought by the People's Bank of China.

“Virtually all of these patent applications relate to integrating a system of digital currency into the existing banking infrastructure”

Read the Financial Times article here.


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 about Marc.