University of Oulu

Patent analysis for social usage of blockchain

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Author: Lehtovirta, Ville1
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Information Processing Science
Format: ebook
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 3.7 MB)
Pages: 40
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Language: English
Published: Oulu : V. Lehtovirta, 2020
Publish Date: 2020-02-03
Thesis type: Bachelor's thesis


This bachelor’s thesis intends to showcase patents related to blockchain that are aimed at individual users or communities. Patents from Europe are specifically an area of interest for this thesis. Patents were searched from European and worldwide patent databases using keywords. Then patents from these searches were analysed individually. Most interesting patents for the scope are examined more in-depth in the thesis.

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