Decentralized Finance Patents in Europe? (DeFi)

Can one patent DeFi in Europe? Well, you can’t patent the idea of providing financial services on public blockchains with smart contracts, because the fact that this enables financial transactions without a central regulatory entity is not a technical effect, but a business-related one.

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