Meta Platforms, Inc., doing business as Meta and formerly known as Facebook, Inc., has filed eight trademark applications for its logo.
According to the trademark applications, which were submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on March 18, 2022, the company aims to provide:
- Crypto tokens
- Blockchain software
- Virtual currency exchanges
- Financial and currency trading
- Digital, crypto, and virtual currencies
Metaverse trademark attorney Michael Kondoudis shared the news earlier today on Twitter.
Meta Platforms has filed 8 trademark applications for its Logo. The applications cover:— Mike Kondoudis (@KondoudisLaw) March 23, 2022
▶️ Crypto tokens
▶️ Blockchain software
▶️ Virtual currency exchanges
▶️ Financial + Currency trading
▶️ Digital, crypto, and virtual currencies#NFTs #Metaverse #Cryptocurrency pic.twitter.com/HWERdJrWhg
“These filings reflect the company’s strategy for moving into the metaverse. Meta clearly has significant plans for the virtual economy that will drive it,” Mr. Kondoudis noted. “Meta’s latest trademark filings will surely be of interest to participants in the financial sector and beyond.”
In the wake of its official announcement to introduce NFTs on Instagram, Meta is now taking steps towards the new world and economy that will shape the future.