Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology are increasingly finding their way into the general public’s investment portfolio and daily use. In Part One of this topic, McDermott IP partner Nathan S. Smith welcomes John Magluyan, a partner in McDermott’s Orange County office, to discuss the background and business of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, how this technology is protected, and the current landscape for crypto-related patent portfolios. As always, the podcast begins with a discussion of recent IP headlines from across the world with Sarah Bro.

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