Former Bitmain Chip Designer Seeks to Revoke Mining Giant’s Patent

Bitcoin’s most controversial mining firm, Bitmain, is under threat of having a key chip patent revoked.

Forcing a review of the patent is an ex-employee of the China-based mining giant: former director of design Yang Zuoxing, who has now founded a rival mining firm called Bitewei.

According to documents reviewed and confirmed by CoinDesk, the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) is proceeding with a review that could determine if Bitmain can protect its current market dominance under the shield of the patent claim…

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