Visa Files Trademark Applications For Crypto Wallets, NFTs And Also The Metaverse – CoinDesk
Michael Bellusci is CoinDesk’s crypto press reporter concentrated on public business and also electronic possession companies.
Payments gigantic Visa (V) submitted 2 hallmark applications to the United States Patent as well as Trademark Office (USPTO) pertaining to electronic budgets, non-fungible symbols and also the metaverse.
Part of among the applications makes an application for hallmarks connected to software program for “monitoring of electronic purchases; usage as an electronic money pocketbook as well as storage space solutions software program; usage as a cryptocurrency purse; as well as handling as well as confirming cryptocurrency deals utilizing blockchain innovation,” while one more one is an application pertaining to “giving momentary use non-downloadable software program for individuals to check out, accessibility, shop, display, take care of, trade, send out, obtain, transfer, as well as exchange electronic money, online money, cryptocurrency, electronic as well as blockchain properties, as well as non-fungible symbols (NFT).”
Other components of the applications connect to “non-downloadable online items” as well as “a collectible collection of non-fungible symbols,” in addition to “offering digital settings in which customers can communicate for leisure, recreation or enjoyment objectives obtainable in the online globe.”
The applications were submitted on Oct. 22.
Visa’s applications should not shock as they follow lots of big companies, consisting of American Express and also the New York Stock Exchange have actually submitted comparable applications over the previous year.
In 2020, Visa submitted a license application for a procedure for transforming physical fiat money right into a freshly digitized variation.
” At Visa, we are constantly checking out innovations that may result in brand-new repayment developments and also better monetary addition, a firm agent informed CoinDesk by e-mail on Friday. The representative included that “every year we look for licenses for hun