Fender has filed trademarks for NFTs and “other crypto-collectibles”

Fender NFT trademarks
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Fender has submitted a series of trademark applications relating to the use of its headstock shape in potential NFT products.

Trademark attorney Mike Kondoudis spotted the submission to the USPTO (United States Patents and Trademarks Office) and flagged it on Twitter.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.