NYSE trademark application spotlights marketplace for NFTs

The New York Stock Exchange filed for a trademark focused on virtual goods and NFTs last week, according to a recent trademark application. 

The filing isn't the exchange's first distinct move into this particular area. NYSE minted its first NFTs last year, to celebrate the "First Trades of these notable listings: Spotify, which executed the first-ever Direct Listing, Snowflake, Unity, DoorDash, Roblox and Cooping, the largest U.S. IPO so far this year," according to their website.

Yet the trademark application filing, dated February 10, is notable as one component refers to an "online marketplace" for NFTs and virtual goods.

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