Leading automotive company Ford has filed 19 trademark applications related to possible metaverse activities. In the documents, the company hints at the potential launch of Ford-branded NFTs (non-fungible tokens) on its own marketplace, and also refers to the offering of virtual models of its cars, including Mustang, Mustang Mach-E, and the Bronco.
Ford Hints at Metaverse Move
Ford, one of the biggest U.S.-based automotive brands by sales, has introduced several trademark applications to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), preparing for a potential push into the metaverse. The company is seeking to protect its activities in the therein, including the offering of Ford-branded NFTs on an NFT marketplace of its own. These NFTs might contain text, audio, or video related to the brand.
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