Snoop Dogg files fresh trademark applications for NFT and Metaverse

Snoop Dogg, an American artist, has applied for new trademarks for numerous items in the non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and metaverse areas.

On June 14, Snoop Dogg, whose actual name is Calvin Broadus, filed an application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the trademarks UNCLE SNOOP and UNCLE SNOOP'S.

On June 20, licenced trademark attorney Michael Kondoudis published the application in a tweet, stating that it will encompass clothes, headgear, footwear, virtual cannabis and smoking items, marketplaces for NFTs, and digital collectibles.

Notably, if the application is approved, the musician will also be able to offer smoking articles, pre-rolled hemp cigarettes, energy drinks NFT tokens linking to digital or physical products.

Snoop Dogg is one of the celebrities that has supported NFTs and the metaverse from their inception, partnering with many producers.

For example, the rapper owns Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs and has worked on projects like as The Sandbox on Ethereum and Clay Nation on Cardano.

Notably, in addition to standard streaming fees, musicians can receive revenue through NFTs.

Blockchain technology allows artists to control their pricing, and earn royalties while connecting with their loyal fanbase.

Besides the musician, the metaverse space is witnessing interest from top sports personalities. Finbold earlier reported that National Basketball Association (NBA) star Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets joined the NFT space.