The variety of US logos filed associated to cryptocurrencies, nonfungible tokens, Web3, and the metaverse since January have reportedly handed these in 2021.
In accordance with information compiled by mental property lawyer Mike Kondoudis on Tuesday, people and companies filed greater than 3,600 trademark functions with the USA Patent and Trademark Workplace for cryptocurrencies and crypto-related providers as of Aug. 31, in comparison with 3,516 in 2021. As well as, Kondoudis reported that the variety of nonfungible token, or NFT, functions had surged even increased — greater than 5,800 in 2022 in comparison with 2,087 in 2021 — whereas the variety of trademark filings associated to the metaverse or Web3 had greater than doubled: 1,866 in 2021 and 4,150 as of August 2022.
To date in 2022 over 5800 trademark apps have been filed with the USPTO for NFTs (and associated items/providers)
The 2021 complete was 2087.#NFTs #Web3 #NFTCommmunity #Metaverse #MetaverseNFT pic.twitter.com/3XCZTD4QP7
— Mike Kondoudis (@KondoudisLaw) September 6, 2022
Knowledge from March reportedly confirmed the biggest variety of filings in 2022 throughout all three utility varieties, with 1,078 for NFTs, 604 for crypto, and 759 for the metaverse, whereas July and August typically had the bottom variety of functions. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced in March that the corporate was getting ready to make NFTs obtainable on Instagram.
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Cointelegraph reported on Sept. 1 that luxurious model Hermès had filed a trademark utility within the US to be used of its identify within the metaverse, NFTs, and digital forex following the corporate submitting a lawsuit towards Metabirkins founder Mason Rothschild for allegedly to revenue from the sale of NFTs bearing its Birkin identify. As well as, main corporations out and in of the crypto house together with Meta, Method One, Mastercard, McDonald’s, Gatorade, and the US House Pressure have all made filings in 2022 with the USPTO suggesting digital merchandise or involvement with crypto and blockchain.