Tag Archives: Applications

How Singapore Is Fast-Tracking FinTech Patent Applications (and making more "Crazy Rich Asians"?)

A leading banker in this Kat's national backyard observed last week that conventional banks that ignore FinTech do so at their long-term peril. Ahead of the curve is Singapore, a world center for banking. Kat friend Constance Leong describes how … Continue reading

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Harry Ransom Center Now Accepting Applications For 2019/2020 Research Fellowships @ransomcenter

The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for its 2019­-2020 research fellowships. Ten dissertation fellowships and up to 50 postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections.  … Continue reading

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Scandalous/Shocking Trademark Applications

Erik Brunetti is not one step closer to being able to federally-register his vulgar and scandalous FUCT trademark for clothing; his portfolio of applications remain log jammed (here and here): So, scandalous trademark applications are still on hold at the … Continue reading

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SEC Denies Nine More Bitcoin ETF Applications

This post has been updated.  On August 22, 2018, following its recent decision denying the application of the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, the SEC denied applications for nine more Bitcoin ETFs. The orders involving applications by Cboe BZX and NYSE Arca (here and … Continue reading

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OCC announces it will begin accepting charter applications from fintechs

On July 31, 2018, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) announced its decision to begin accepting applications for special purpose national bank charters from financial technology companies (“fintechs”) that are engaged in the business of banking but … Continue reading

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