A patent is an exclusive right granted to an inventor in exchange for the disclosure of the invention, offered by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization. A patent is a form of intellectual property and is granted only for some period of time. Patented technology is protected against it being duplicated for the commercial use of other entities other then its inventor. Being an important part of many businesses, technological and fintech patents are strongly protected. Still, there is room for further development. For example, blockchain patents can help with validating data about the invention and in proving the time of its establishment. Blockchain network for patents, alongside networks for storing other crucial data, such as health information or renting contracts, are an important field of study and are in the process of development.
Nissan has recently filed four new Web3 trademarks for its Infiniti, Nismo and Nissan brands.
Nissan files 4 new Web3 trademarks, trials sales in the metaverse
The first two months of 2023 haven't seen a slowdown in trademark filings, with recent filings covering automotive, clothing and fast-moving consumer goods.
Car makers, fashion giants and pet food brands seek Web3 trademarks as 2023 rolls on
NFT trademark filings by companies aren’t just a marketing stunt. According to a trademark lawyer, they have to use what’s in the application.
Keep an eye out for major company NFT trademark filings this year
Celebrities are facing huge losses on their Bored Apes bought during the NFT peak, but big names like Sony and Adidas are pushing further into the industry.
Nifty News: Celebs lose big on BAYC, Meghan and Harry building a metaverse and more.
NBA superstar Stephen Curry filed a trademark application for the Curryverse metaverse on Oct. 26.
Steph Curry files trademark for the Curryverse, where players earn NFTs
The company's trademark owner applied for its name to be used in software “to view, access, store, monitor, manage, trade, send, receive, transmit, and exchange...
Visa's trademark applications suggest more involvement in crypto space
The plaintiff, Veritaseum believes that other centralized and decentralized crypto exchanges may have also unlawfully used the patent to facilitate crypto payme...
Blockchain firm sues Coinbase for $350M alleging patent infringement