Steph Curry, NFT enthusiast who is also the star player for National Basketball League (NBA), has filed for a trademark for the “Curryverse”. If the application is approved, Curry will get exclusive rights for entertainment services, personal and virtual metaverse appearances.
The Golden State Warriors basketball player’s application also covers, virtual clothing and goods, business management and investment services, charitable fundraising services, and software as a service (SaaS) featuring software platforms for designing, promoting, selling, and exchanging NFTS, etc.
The four-time NBA champion wants to provide online gaming services in the nature of virtual worlds through the Curryverse, where players will earn both fungible and NFTs. These tokens would be available in the online marketplace.
This is not the first time for Curry to step into the crypto space, though the filing is the first known crypto-related trademark claimed by him. He has been an ambassador for FTX since September 2021. The three-point champion bought a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT in August of 2021. Curry launched his official NFT in partnership with Under Armour in December 2021, which as per OpenSea grossed around $3.5 million. The NBA star has also invested in LinksDAO which aims to build the world’s greatest golf community.