In this week’s newsletter, read about CBS Studios’ receiving approval for Star Trek NFT trademarks, check out how FC Barcelona acquired investment for its nonfungible token (NFT) initiative, and find out why NFT project y00ts is bridging to another network just months after its previous transfer. In other news, Canadian authorities are trying to create a repository for seized crypto and NFT assets, and don’t forget this week’s Nifty News, featuring Coca-Cola releasing an NFT collection on Coinbase layer 2, Base.
Star Trek trademarks for NFTs: The final frontier
The patent application filed by CBS Studios over the Star Trek name’s usage in crypto and NFTs has been approved by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. CBS applied for the patent back in April, which was finally approved on Aug. 8. The trademark included use for digital crypto collectibles and NFT-authenticated video clips.
With the new update, Star Trek Continuum will become a line of NFTs featuring various starships from the adventures held in the science fiction television series.
FC Barcelona secures $132 million investment for blockchain and NFT venture
Soccer team FC Barcelona has announced it has received a $132 million investment for its Web3 initiatives, including NFTs and the metaverse. According to the announcement, integrating digital content around Web3 and blockchain is part of the club’s Barça Vision initiative.
The soccer club obtained the capital by selling a 29.5% stake in Bridgeburg Invest, which is the holding company for Barça Vision. The investments came from Libero Football Finance and Nipa Capital.
NFT project y00ts to return $3 million grant as it ditches Polygon for Ethereum
DeLabs, the company behind the NFT project y00ts, has recently announced that it will migrate to Ethereum just months after transferring most of its NFTs to Polygon from Solana.
According to the announcement, the team will unite its NFT projects, y00ts and DeGods, with the move. The company will also…