nChain Receives Approval for Blockchain Smart Contracts Patent; Will Ethereum Start Paying Fees?

nChain Receives Approval for Blockchain Smart Contracts Patent; Will Ethereum Start Paying Fees?

The number of blockchain-oriented patents has been on the rise in the past two years. Craig Wright’s blockchain and crypto research company, nChain, is among those at the forefront in filing the most. The firm had earlier filed for a blockchain-enforced smart contract patent which was recently granted to them.