PROTECTING A PATENT THAT TAKES A CRYPTOCURRENCY
Mobile payment processor Square Inc. has secured a new patent that allows merchants to accept cryptocurrency payments, a move that could hasten the adoption of digital assets among consumers and businesses. Crypto Payment Network
According to public documents obtained on Aug. 21, Square was approved by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to begin developing a new system that allows merchants to accept payment in any currency, including crpytocurrencies. The patent was filed in September 2017. This is reported by Coinstarter.