您可观察到每个企业拥有的区块链相关专利的数量均不超过100件，而知名区块链技术公司Medici 也居于全球前十大区块链专利权人行列。除几家专注发展区块链技术的企业外，其他主要专利权人多半来自信息技术、金融、及金融科技(fintech)行业。而专利数量最多的是美国一家专门提供信息安全解决方案的企业（Security First Corp），其专利多半在讨论信息传输的安全性，并有数篇高被引专利，包括：
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新颖性：The sliver of data respectively containing randomdistribution of respective subset of data set is generated at a location. Thesliver of data is communicated over communication path separately from generation location to receiving location. The data set is restored from subsetof sliver of data at receiving location.
用途：For secured communication of data set in electronicmail (e-mail) system, redundant array of independent disk (RAID) system, video broadcasting system and database systems.
优势：The possibility of compromising data is greatlyreduced.
1.A method for securingcommunication of a data set from a first location to a second location, themethod comprising: generating at the firstlocation at least two portions of data from the data set, wherein each of theat least two portions of data respectively contains a substantially random distribution of a respective subset of the data set; communicating from thefirst location to the second location the at least two portions of data over atleast one communications path, wherein the at least two portions of data are communicated separately from each other; and restoring at the second location the data set from at least a subset of the at least two portions ofdata.