Zuckerberg’s Meta Files 8 Trademark Applications Covering Crypto
Zuckerberg's Meta, previously known as Facebook, filed documented eight trademark
applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO),
register its logo, connecting with blockchain technology and its proposed
metaverse services such as crypto trading.
Washington D.C.-based Licensed metaverse trademark lawyer Michael Kondoudis announced the news in a press release on Wednesday, March 23, as well as with a tweet enumerating the filing of eight different cryptocurrency-related trademark applications of Meta.
The lawyer's Twitter message read:
"Meta Platforms has filed 8 trademark applications for its Logo. The applications cover:
- Crypto tokens
- Blockchain software
- Virtual currency exchanges
- Financial + Currency trading
- Digital, crypto, and virtual currencies
#NFTs #Metaverse #Cryptocurrency"
Kondoudis portrayed Meta's applications as a blueprint for how the organization means to participate in the metaverse.
In a separate press release issued by Kondoudis, he stated, "These filings reflect the company's strategy for moving into the metaverse. Meta has significant plans for the virtual economy that will drive it. Meta's latest trademark filings will surely be of interest to participants in the financial sector and beyond."
A speedy inquiry of the U.S. Brand name Electronic Search System affirmed the filings (chronic numbers: 97320155, 97320153, 97320149, 97320147, 97320146, 97320144, 97320140, and 97320136) occurred on March 18, and that Kondoudis was not the lawyer of record for the applications. There was no reaction from Meta to an email solicitation to remark on this turn of events.
It can take more time to eight months for the USPTO to deal with trademark applications after their initial filing. Last week, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, said that Instagram would before long be incorporating NFTs across its different items.
Recently, Monster Energy and the New York Stock Exchange have likewise filed trademark applications connecting with digital assets and the metaverse.
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