When it comes to blockchain technology—blockchain patents in particular—one company stands out from every other. Alibaba [BABA] is leading the pack in blockchain patent and they are proud of it. “We are the most patented company in the world of blockchain technology,” Jing Xiandong, CEO of Alibaba ’s financial arm Ant Financial said.
Alibaba’s Numerous Blockchain Patents to show
Of the 406 patent applications related to blockchain in 2017, Alibaba had 43, second only to People’s Bank of China (PBOC) who filed 68.