In the eight months of 2022, there have been 4,150 metaverse trademark applications and 5,800 relating to NFTs, eclipsing the previous year’s 1,866 and 2,087, respectively.
While the applications could possibly signal yet another move by Meta to solidify the company’s position in the metaverse, they could also be just a precautionary measure to protect the brand and logo in the metaverse, even without plans to launch any related product.
The San Francisco-based firm was awarded a patent (for a design that can execute smart contracts based on data collected from the outside world.
The automotive giant plans to use blockchain technology in building a map for the company’s self-driving vehicles.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) dismissed three trademark applications requested in connection with the Tron blockchain project.
The patent granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) details an innovative blockchain system for recording and transferring ownership of the sneakers.
IBM has secured a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a blockchain system aimed at “preventing anonymous theft by drones.”
The browser will maintain a record of browser events in a blockchain using a peer-to-peer network, according to IBM’s patent filing.
The South Korean consumer electronics giant filed for trademark protection with USPTO on July 2, in respect of a “ThinQ Wallet” trademark.
The global sports brand has sought trademark protection for “Cryptokicks” as a name for a new platform for collecting, storing and exchange non-fungible tokens.