The Charles Edison Fund, an organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of Thomas A. Edison and licensing his intellectual property, has recently filed a trademark application for Edison’s signature in relation to the metaverse and non-fungible token (NFT) space.
The application, submitted to the US Patent and Trademark Office on June 16, 2023, outlines the fund’s plans to offer NFT-authenticated scientific and electronic virtual goods, virtual fundraising services, virtual games and automobiles, as well as software and applications utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) for entertainment and communication purposes.
The news of this trademark filing was announced today on Twitter by Michael Kondoudis, a trademark attorney specializing in Web3-related filings.
This venture is not the first attempt to revive Thomas A. Edison’s inventions through Web3 initiatives. In May 2022, Luckmon joined forces with the Chamsori Gramophone Museum and Edison Science Museum to launch a unique NFT project that allowed participants to physically own historic inventions by the renowned American icon.
Furthermore, in July 2022, the Charmsori Edison NFT auctioned off an NFT of the original 1913 electric vehicle constructed by Thomas Edison along with physical assets.