Slim Jim Plans to Launch ‘Meataverse’, Files for Trademarks for Virtual Universe Entry

Slim Jim, the US-based snack model, is engaged on debuting within the metaverse within the close to future. The meat snack maker utilized for licenses underneath the names “Slim Jim”, “Meataverse” and “Long Boi Gang”. The corporate, which was launched in 1928, is now seeking to deliver “services including virtual goods, food items, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs)” to the metaverse. Individuals might be allowed to purchase, promote, commerce and accumulate Slim Jim meals merchandise within the digital universe.

Slim Jim merchandise are manufactured by Conagra Manufacturers, which has emblems related to the Metaverse.

US trademark legal professional Josh Gerben tweeted screenshots of those filings which have been initially initiated on March 1.

“Downloadable virtual goods, namely, digital collectibles using blockchain-based software technology and smart contracts,” Conagra Manufacturers’ submitting reads, explaining its thought for the service.

The corporate goals to create an “online community for digital assets, NFTs, metaverse and online worlds”.

This, nonetheless, isn’t the primary time that the Slim Jim model has linked up with the crypto sector.

Final April, his Twitter account posted Dogecoin memes throughout Adweek’s March Insanity-themed model contest.

Later in October, Slim Jim re-entered Twitter with a brand new identify “Meata” enjoying on Fb’s rebranding to Meta.

In current days, a number of meals manufacturers have filed trademark functions associated to the metaverse.

Final month, McDonald’s filed a trademark software whereas planning to launch “a virtual restaurant offering real and virtual products” that can even ship meals merchandise to houses.

Bakery and cafe chain Panera Bread submitted an identical mark for getting into the metaverse.

The common time for the USA Patent and Trademark Workplace to overview a trademark software is roughly 9 and a half months, or report by CoinTelegraph stated.

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