An informative piece on the technology surrounding the technology of blockchain and its uses.

From an IP perspective, this is a rapidly growing area of tech that requires stellar patent protection - not always feasible in the hotly contested minefield of software patents though.

However, demand for patent attorneys with a keen interest in computer science/software/IT patents is extraordinarily high at present , where demand considerably outweighs supply.

If you're a UK patent attorney with experience in this field, you may as well write your own blank cheque because firms are queuing up for your expertise.