Fidelity Investments, one of the largest mutual fund companies in the US, has filed three trademark applications for metaverse services and non-fungible tokens, Mike Kondoudis, a trademark and patent attorney said in a tweet.
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#Fidelity has plans for the metaverse!— Mike Kondoudis (@KondoudisLaw) December 26, 2022
The company has filed 3 trademark applications covering
▶️ NFTs + NFT Marketplaces
▶️ Metaverse Investment Services
▶️ Virtual Real Estate Investing
▶️ Cryptocurrency Trading
... and more!#NFTs #Metaverse #Crypto #Web3 #Defi #Finance pic.twitter.com/op9fg80e7z
Although Fidelity made on public statements regarding the matter, the trademark applications display the company's interest in the metaverse and other virtual worlds, NFT-based content and e-wallet services.
In the meantime, Fidelity is expanding its crypto offerings for retail investors. The Boston-based company recently unveiled the so-called Fidelity Crypto service, where users can buy and or bitcoin (EXANTE: Bitcoin) and ether (ETH) without having to pay any fees.
Access more than 50 of the world's financial markets directly from your EXANTE account – including NASDAQ, London Stock Exchange and Tokyo Stock Exchange