The famous English Premier League (EPL), a football league, has applied for new trademarks for its Summer Series name and logo in connection with non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and cryptocurrency.
On April 19, 2023, the application was delivered to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
The trademark application also made it clear that the English Premier League intends to launch the NFT marketplace in order to capitalize on the NFT and virtual collectible trend, reflecting excitement about digital assets among the top clubs.
Twenty teams compete in the English Premier League, the top division of the country’s football league system, including Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, and others.
Two applications have been submitted for the “Premier League Summer Series” and “Summer Series,” which include the following goods and services.
- digital assets like cryptocurrency, NFTs, digital wallets, and software for transacting on the blockchain
- Clothing: for footwear; headgear; football boots; sportswear; football shirts; replica football kit.
- Providing an online marketplace for buyers and sellers of crypto collectibles; providing an online marketplace for buyers and sellers of blockchain-based non-fungible assets.
Compiled by Coinbold