French footballing powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain, also known as PSG, have made the initial steps toward entering the metaverse.
As part of its trademark application filed on March 16, the Parisian club, which boasts world-renowned football superstars such as Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Kylian Mbappe among its ranks, has covered the following areas: non-fungible tokens (NFT)-backed multimedia; crypto wallets; managing cryptocurrency transactions; virtual clothing; sports gear; and electronics.
On Monday, March 21, licensed metaverse trademark attorney Michael Kondoudis shared the news with his followers via Twitter.
The Washington DC-based lawyer stated in a press release:
“Paris Saint-Germain is one of the world’s best-known football clubs, and the value attached to the team’s name and brand is substantial. This filing represents the next logical step to protect the brand as it moves into the Metaverse.”