Steph Curry files trademark for ‘Curryverse’
National Basketball League (NBA) star Steph Curry has filed a trademark for the ‘Curryverse,’ indicating plans to launch his own Metaverse on Oct. 26.
The trademark application covers exclusive rights for the NBA star to offer ‘entertainment services, namely, personal and virtual and metaversal appearances.’
The trademark application also includes the creation of gaming services in the virtual worlds, where downloaded and recorded goods authenticated by NFTs will be available for sale at an ‘online marketplace.’
On top of that, virtual clothing and goods, charitable fundraising services, and software as a service (SaaS) featuring software platforms for designing, advertising and others were covered.
In August 2021, Curry joined the NFT community through a purchase of a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT for US$ 206,000.
In December 2021, He also released his own NFTs, dubbed Genesis Curry Flow in partnership with sports brand Under Armour. So far, the collection has generated over 2,200 ETH of sales volume, around US$ 3.5 million, on OpenSea.
In March of this year, Curry appeared in an FTX advertisement as an ambassador for the leading crypto exchange.