Mr. Terpin v. AT&T

Mr. Terpin v. AT&T

Terpin v. AT&T Inc., AT&T Mobility, LLC, and DOES 1–25 One of the biggest news stories of the week was Michael Terpin (“Mr. Terpin”) suing AT&T after getting his sim-card hijacked. These types of hacks through the phone company are not a new phenomenon,...
The 10 Patent Commandments: When & How to File a Blockchain Patent

The 10 Patent Commandments: When & How to File a Blockchain Patent

Blockchain Patent Background: Centralized or decentralized arguments aside, a lot of blockchain companies have changed direction from github to the patent office. To date, 1853 blockchain-related patents have been filed worldwide and over 75% have been granted.[1]...
OCC Banking Charter for FinTECH

OCC Banking Charter for FinTECH

Is this The End of State-by-State Money Transmission Licensing? The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Department of Treasury (“OCC”) came out with some big news on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Now crypto (fintech) companies can apply for special-purposes...