PayPal eyes NFTs with new patent, hinting at Ethereum integration, fractional ownership, and potential royalties.
Targeting NFTs for metaverse with NFT watches, digital goods rollout, and immersive Web3 experiences anticipated, Casio enters digital frontiers via USPTO trademark filing.
Intellectual property lawyer Michael Kondoudis revealed that Mastercard’s latest filing focuses on providing VASPs with downloadable application programming interfaces (APIs) for several uses.
The four filings cover three of its best-selling brands, including Infiniti, Nismo, and Nissan, according to a disclosure by USPTO licensed trademark attorney Mike Kondoudis.
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.