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Visa Files Trademark Applications Covering a Range of Cryptocurrency Products, Including Crypto Wallet – Featured Bitcoin News

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Payments giant Visa has filed two trademark applications covering a wide range of cryptocurrency products and services, including its own cryptocurrency wallet. The filing also mentions crypto transaction management and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Visa’s new trademark application

Visa has filed two trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). USPTO Licensed Trademark Attorney Mike Kondoudis said: murmured Thursday:

Visa has filed two trademark applications alleging plans to govern digital, virtual, and cryptocurrency transactions, digital currency + cryptocurrency wallets, NFTs + virtual goods, virtual environment offerings, and more.

A description of Visa’s trademark filings for crypto services, including crypto wallets.Source: Mike Kondodis

The serial numbers for the applications filed on October 22 are 97643605 and 97643607. Visa International Service Association, a subsidiary of Visa Inc., is listed as the owner of the trademark.

An excerpt from one trademark application reads: Non-Downloadable Virtual Goods. A non-downloadable virtual commodity, a collection of non-fungible tokens. Software not available for online download for use as digital currency wallet and storage service software. Software that cannot be downloaded online for use as a cryptocurrency wallet. ”

Visa has been active in the cryptocurrency space for several years.The company has partnered with 65 crypto companiesincluding exchanges and wallet service providers, 80 million merchants.

In January 2021, Visa CEO Alfred Kelly said: Crypto trading on that network.very mainstream‘, he said, visa dive into crypto ‘In a very big way’ December 2021, payments giant launches Crypto Advisory ServiceIn May 2020, Visa will patent application A fiat-linked cryptocurrency system using a “private permissioned distributed ledger platform”.

More and more companies are applying to the USPTO for trademarks related to cryptography and the metaverse. last week, paypal and western union We have filed trademarks for various crypto services. early this month, formula one Filed eight trademark applications for “F1” covering many crypto and metaverse products and services. ford Similarly, we filed 19 trademark applications last month. ecommerce giant Ebay Facebook Owner Filed Two Cases In June meta We submitted 5 cases in May, master Card Filed 15 related trademarks in April.

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Kevin Helms

An Austrian economics student, Kevin has been an evangelist since he discovered Bitcoin in 2011. His interests lie in Bitcoin security, open source systems, network effects, and the intersection of economics and cryptography.




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