Japanese automotive model Nissan has change into the newest automotive producer to ramp up its Web3 efforts, submitting 4 new Web3-related emblems filed in the USA, whereas its Japan unit is experimenting with auto gross sales within the metaverse.
#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” masking on-line video, photographs, paintings, tickets, audio, sounds, music, and buying and selling playing cards, together with an internet site that has info on every little thing about Nissan’s proposed NFTs and the way they’ll work.
There are additionally intentions for “non-downloadable laptop 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 study 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” through a PC or smartphone. Prospects can create their very own custom-made avatars and between sure hours, may even work together with digital gross sales workers.
Prospects could make an order for the automotive and finalize buy contracts by means of 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 distinguished automotive fashions, together with SKYLINE, Z, and GTR.
On the time, trademark lawyer Mike Kondoudis stated the automotive 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 Basic Motors has additionally been very energetic with NFT-related filings, with its newest trademark purposes on Feb. 16 masking its Chevrolet and Cadillac manufacturers.
American automotive producer Ford Motor Firm, prepped its entry into the world of NFTs and the Metaverse final September, submitting 19 trademark purposes throughout its main automotive manufacturers.
Regardless of the continued crypto winter and bear market, multinational companies are nonetheless pushing ahead with trademark purposes masking Web3, crypto, nonfungible tokens (NFTs), and the Metaverse.
Kondoudis stated that there have been file numbers of trademark purposes for NFTs, Metaverse and crypto-related merchandise in 2022.