Following in the footsteps of a number of celebrities, organizations and companies, David Beckham has become the latest to move his brand to the metaverse after officially filing for several metaverse and non-tradable token (NFT)-related trademarks.
David Beckham has filed 3 trademark applications for NFT and metaverse!
The legendary football player filed three trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on April 19, according to a tweet from NFT and metaverse trademark attorney Mike Kondoudis on April 24.
According to Mr Kondoudis, the trademark filings point to Beckham’s plans for NFTs, digital tokens, virtual apparel, shoes, headwear, virtual performances and entertainment events.Source: Mike Kondoudis
Officially registered with serial number 97369672, the trademark was filed by California-based DB Ventures Limited, a venture capital firm owned by the football star businessman.
It is worth noting that Beckham jumped on the blockchain and crypto caravan in late March when he became the global brand ambassador for layer one blockchain protocol DigitalBits (XDB) to use his influence to market the platform and increase its reach.
Other metaverse newcomers
Beyond that, Beckham He’s not the first in the football world to venture into the metaverse. Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar French football giant with superstars like Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) also filed a trademark application on March 16.
Meanwhile, other notable names filing NFT and metaverse-related trademarks include the United States air service branch of the United States Armed Forcesrecording artist Billie Eilishmultinational energy company chevron global payment facilitator MasterCardenergy drink giants red bull and Monster Energy, Mark Zuckerberg is located. Also underwear brand Victoria’s Secret as well as food industry giants KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut and many more individuals and companies.