The number of Chinese blockchain patents exceeds 1,200

According to China Business News, Wang Lin, director of the electronic engineering department of the Tianjin Electric Department of the Patent Department of the Intellectual Property Office of the State Intellectual Property Office, introduced that patents in the field of blockchain are mainly divided into two major directions: support technology and technology application. "In 2011, patent applications related to blockchain began to appear globally, and it did not enter a period of rapid development until 2015." As of 2018, China has more than 1,200 blockchain patents, ranking first in the world in number. One.