CSW Obtained UTXO-Based Smart Contract Patent

Updated : 2019-11-13T00:54:00

On Nov 12 (UTC+8), multiple resources claimed on Weibo that Craig S. Wright (CSW) has been granted the UTXO-based blockchain smart contract patent, which covers all UTXO blockchain projects, by the European Patent Office.

Coin6 has sought confirmation from the person close to the issue. The resource indicated that the European Patent Office has flagged the status of that patent as "Active" on Nov 8. According to the further inquiry, the application status is "Active," and the anticipated expiration is Feb 16, 2023.