Pharma Giant Merck Eyes Blockchain for Fighting Counterfeit Meds
Coindesk --------- Pharmaceuticals giant Merck is seeking a patent for a way to use blockchain in order to track goods as they move through the supply chain. Published last Thursday and submitted in December 2016, the patent application outlines a method by which a blockchain could be used to store information about a physical object – in this case, a single product – and receive updates as it moves onward from its point of origin. That distributed network could then be used to store information verifying the authenticity of the item. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.