Sony Music documents trademark application for NFT-authenticated music

American tunes big Sony Music Amusement has signaled intentions to utilize nonfungible tokens (NFTs) following filing a trademark software covering tunes and artists underneath the Columbia Records symbol. 

In accordance to an Aug. 30 trademark application to the United States Patent and Trademark Business office (USPTO) shared by trademark lawyer Mike Kondoudis on Tuesday, the application addresses “audio and video recordings that includes reside musical performances authenticated by NFTs.”

The software also covers marketing and advertising services, marketing, distribution, marketing and advertising, promotion and on the net enjoyment, such as podcasts and audiovisual recordings.

The new trademark application will come in the wake of various other Sony Songs-backed NFT projects.

In August, MakersPlace, an NFT market focused to electronic artwork, secured $30 million in Series A financing from various noteworthy providers, which include Pantera Money, Bessemer Undertaking Partners, Coinbase Ventures and Sony Songs Leisure.

March saw the audio firm husband or wife with Solana-based mostly NFT marketplace Snowcrash and fellow tunes behemoth Common New music Team to launch Bob Dylan and Miles Davis NFT collections at some place in 2022, with designs for far more in the long run.

NFTs and the Metaverse are slowly but surely getting extra distinguished in the audio and enjoyment sector.

MTV’s Video clip New music Awards on Aug. 29 seriously highlighted on the net and digital performances, such as Eminem and Snoop Dogg carrying out their new one in a Metaverse created by Yuga Labs, the same company guiding the Bored Ape Yacht Club.

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The music From the D to the LBC was launched in June and capabilities two Bored Ape Yacht Club avatars owned by Eminem and Snoop Dogg.

MTV’s Video Tunes Awards also debuted a new award category, Best Metaverse Efficiency, which highlighted nominations for six different acts in its inaugural yr, Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Charli XCX, Twenty A single Pilots, BTS and Blackpink, who sooner or later received.