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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Defendo joins the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium, GLBC

iDefendo to take part in GLBC’s efforts to promote the use of blockchain technology within the legal sector

iDefendo is proud to announce that we have joined the The Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC). The GLBC aims to develop a blockchain-based technology infrastructure for law. The consortium organizes and aligns global legal industry stakeholders to enhance the security, privacy, productivity, and interoperability of blockchain technology for the global legal industry. IDefendo will collaborate with the GLBC on developing standards for the use of blockchain technology in law, and to promote the use of this technology. iDefendo will also work with the consortium on data privacy and security for contracts, documents, and communications and the use of blockchain to improve existing legal technology investments adding important functionality to legacy systems to extend their useful life.

-With this partnership, iDefendo will continue to not only stay at the forefront of industry-changing developments of blockchain, but also actively take part in shaping its future. We will continue to bring this expertise to our clients and by doing so help them to further succeed in the future, says Peter Jidesten, CEO of iDefendo.

- The GLBC is excited to see iDefendo getting involved in the GLBC. The GLBC has over 100 organizations exploring and developing blockchain solutions for the legal industry. iDefendo's international and blockchain experience will benefit the GLBC and its participating organizations, says Mr Pierson Grider, Global Organizer GLBC

About iDefendo

iDefendo technology creates certificates called Digital Witnesses™ that help rights owners prove both that they are the creators of the files they share, as well as timestamping log data that proves who the files were shared with and when and how the shared files were downloaded. The Digital Witnesses™ are then inserted into the blockchain to create timestamps that can’t be modified. www.idefendo.com

About the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

The Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) organizes and aligns global legal industry stakeholders to enhance the security, privacy, productivity, and interoperability of blockchain technology. Furthermore, the GLBC adopts policies that promotes a universal blockchain-based technology infrastructure for law. www.legalconsortium.com

Defendo joins the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium, GLBC
More information

For more information, please contact Peter Jidesten, CEO, peter@idefendo.com.

About iDefendo

iDefendo develops tools that help creative professionals protect their work. Our blockchain-based Digital Witnesses generate supporting evidence for all kinds of intellectual property claims. iDefendo is based in Stockholm, Sweden and San Francisco, California. www.idefendo.com