HSBC's trademark focuses on digital media backed by NFTs and virtual currency exchange and transfer, while Fidelity's applications are centered on setting up an NFT marketplace and digital media.
Amid potential risks associated with emerging technologies, more firms seek to incorporate these innovations in their services, with USTPO receiving 4,708 trademark applications by the end of October.
Competition in the payments industry heats up as Visa looks to become a key player in the digital asset sector, filing two trademarks that will tap into NFTs and the metaverse.
Western Union appears to be preparing to enter the digital asset sector by filing three trademark applications, joining competitors Mastercard, Visa, and PayPal.
Formula One has entered the digital assets market to widen its audience reach by filing eight trademarks, focusing on NFTs, the metaverse, and virtual currency mining.
The two offices are responding to a formal request by two senators who recently expressed concerns about the impact that NFTs will have on intellectual property.
The state university has big plans for the metaverse and web 3, which include classes in a virtual environment, NFTs for videos of sports highlights, and more, according to trademark lawyer Josh Gerben.
The EPL bids to trademark its name, logo, and trophy for use in goods and services related to NFTs, digital currency, digital tokens, digital asset trading, financial services, and virtual sportswear.
Meta requested five trademarks for "Meta Pay," the description of the goods and services for the trademarks cover notes that the name will be used to offer "financial transaction processing services."
Stokely-Van Camp submitted two applications to have the word Gatorade, and its logo trademarked for virtual beverage products like artwork, text, audio, video, and/or NFTs.
According to the USPTO application, the U.S. Airforce seeks to trademark the word "SpaceVerse" as part of their push into metaverse territory.