Various trademark applications containing the word yuan yuzhou – translated as metaverse in Mandarin – have been denied registration by the National Intellectual Property Administration. Illustration: Shutterstock
Various trademark applications containing the word yuan yuzhou – translated as metaverse in Mandarin – have been denied registration by the National Intellectual Property Administration. Illustration: Shutterstock
Metaverse

China starts rebuff of various metaverse trademark applications amid rush to hype the internet’s next generation

  • A number of metaverse-related trademark applications have been denied registration by the National Intellectual Property Administration
  • These included submissions made by NetEase, iQiyi and Xiaohongshu

Various trademark applications containing the word yuan yuzhou – translated as metaverse in Mandarin – have been denied registration by the National Intellectual Property Administration. Illustration: Shutterstock
Various trademark applications containing the word yuan yuzhou – translated as metaverse in Mandarin – have been denied registration by the National Intellectual Property Administration. Illustration: Shutterstock
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