What impact could the patents applied for by Craight Wright have on Bitcoin development if granted?

What impact will this have if all the patents he applied for are granted. Could it create liability for Bitcoin developers who attempt to use some of his patented ideas when making future pull requests?

“Since February, Wright has filed more than 50 patent applications in Britain through Antigua-registered EITC Holdings Ltd, which a source close to the company confirmed was connected to Wright, government records show.”

“Nearly all the British filings involve the term “blockchain” or its more generic description, the “distributed ledger”. The patent approval process typically takes several year”

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