Japanese automotive model Nissan has grow to be the newest automobile producer to ramp up its Web3 efforts, submitting 4 new Web3-related logos filed in america, whereas its Japan unit is experimenting with auto gross sales within the metaverse.
In accordance with Nissan’s Mar. 7 trademark purposes to america Patent and Trademark Workplace (USPTO), the brand new filings cowl its Infiniti, Nismo and Nissan manufacturers.
#NISSAN has filed 4 trademark purposes for
The filings sign plans for
Digital Garments + Automobiles
Shops for Digital Items + NFTs
NFT Marketplaces + Buying and selling + Minting
Metaverse Promoting Providers#NFT #NFTCommunity #Metaverse #Web3 #Car pic.twitter.com/iG3ZVgyD5t
— Mike Kondoudis (@KondoudisLaw) March 13, 2023
The filings to the USPTO reveal Nissan’s plans to create digital garments, vehicles, headgear, buying and selling playing cards, toys, tickets, and an NFT market for buying and selling and minting NFTs.
The corporate has additionally outlined plans for metaverse promoting providers and different “leisure providers” overlaying on-line video, photos, paintings, tickets, audio, sounds, music, and buying and selling playing cards, together with an internet site that has data on all the things about Nissan’s proposed NFTs and the way they are going to work.
There are additionally intentions for “non-downloadable pc software program to be used as a digital pockets,” in keeping with the submitting.
Take a look at drive a Nissan within the metaverse
Final week on Mar. 8, Nissan Japan announced it’s conducting a three-month “demonstration experiment” of its digital retailer “Nissan Hype Lab” to “research, seek the advice of, check drive, and buy Nissan automobiles,” whereas within the metaverse.
“On the identical time we are going to look at the potential of new gross sales strategies for vehicles,” it wrote in an announcement.
The trial, which runs from Mar. 8 to Jun. 30, will permit prospects to go to the digital storefront “24 hours a day” by way of a PC or smartphone. Clients can create their very own custom-made avatars and between sure hours, may even work together with digital gross sales workers.
Clients could make an order for the automobile and finalize buy contracts via this digital gross sales workplace, in keeping with the announcement.
Nissan additionally previously filed 5 trademark purposes in October 2022 for a few of its extra outstanding automobile fashions, together with SKYLINE, Z, and GTR.
On the time, trademark lawyer Mike Kondoudis stated the automobile model’s filings signaled plans for NFT-backed media, on-line NFT marketplaces, digital wallets, NFT minting, buying and selling and storing software program.
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Automotive big Normal Motors has additionally been very lively with NFT-related filings, with its newest trademark purposes on Feb. 16 overlaying its Chevrolet and Cadillac manufacturers.
American automobile producer Ford Motor Firm, prepped its entry into the world of NFTs and the Metaverse final September, submitting 19 trademark purposes throughout its main automobile manufacturers.
Regardless of the continuing crypto winter and bear market, multinational firms are nonetheless pushing ahead with trademark purposes overlaying Web3, crypto, nonfungible tokens (NFTs), and the Metaverse.
Kondoudis stated that there have been report numbers of trademark purposes for NFTs, Metaverse and crypto-related merchandise in 2022.