Fidelity Investments, a leading $10 trillion financial services company Assets under management have filed several trademark applications for a wide range of cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and Metaverse products and services.
Fidelity’s Crypto and Metaverse Trademark Applications
Fidelity Investments filed his three trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) last week. Tokens (NFTs), and Metaverse Products and Services. Fidelity manages $9.6 trillion in assets as of September 30. This financial services company serves approximately 40 million individual investors.
USPTO licensed trademark attorney Mike Kondoudis tweeted on Monday:
Fidelity has plans for the Metaverse! has filed three trademark applications covering NFT + NFT Marketplace, Metaverse Investment Services, Virtual Real Estate Investment, Cryptocurrency Trading, etc.
The financial services giant’s trademark application was filed on December 21. The serial numbers are 97727473, 97727439, and 97727409.
The application specifically details a large number of products and services Mutual fund investment services, retirement fund investment services, investment management services, financial planning, brokerage services, money management, “Metaverse and other virtual worlds”, including financial analysis and investment management.
Fidelity is no stranger to the Metaverse. In April, the financial services company opened a multi-level learning center called “The Fidelity Stack” in Decentraland. The company also launched the Metaverse Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in the same month.
In November, Fidelity Investments launched commission-free retail Bitcoin and Ether trading. However, its subsidiary, Fidelity Digital Assets, has been offering bitcoin services to institutional investors for several years and recently started offering Ether trading. The company published a report earlier this year stating: As a monetary good, Bitcoin is unique. “
More and more large companies are filing cryptocurrency- and metaverse-related trademark applications with his USPTO. Banking giant HSBC filed trademarks for various digital currencies and Metaverse products this month. In October, Visa, Paypal and Western Union filed similar crypto-related trademark applications. Last month, JP Morgan Chase acquired a wallet trademark covering various cryptocurrencies and payment services.
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