New electronic voting patent granted to Scytl in Mexico

Jun 1, 2009

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) has granted Scytl a patent that protects the proprietary cryptographic protocols developed by Scytl to guarantee vote integrity, voters’ privacy and election auditability in Internet voting. The patent also protects the generation of voting receipts to allow voters to individually verify the inclusion of their votes in the final tally. As a leading research company in application-level cryptography and e-voting security, Scytl holds the largest portfolio of patents and patent applications on e-voting worldwide.

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