Australian ‘inventor’ of Bitcoin flies under the radar to snap up Bitcoin patents


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Craig Wright, the Australian man who claims to have created Bitcoin, is quietly attempting to build himself an empire by filing virtual currency patents with UK officials.

In the last week alone, Wright has used Antigua-based EITC Holdings to file 24 cryptocurrency-related patents with the UK’s Intellectual Property Office.

Since February, a total of 51 patents has been filed with the office.

Patents filed in the UK, pending review, include those describing the technology behind “Implementing logic gate functionality using a blockchain,” an “operating system for blockchain IOT devices,” “payment and distribution of digital content” and “a method

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