A new trademark filing suggests Paramount Pictures wants to expand one of its movie brands into crypto and NFTs.
Paramount Pictures, an American film and television production company, has filed two crypto-related trademarks for its 2004 teen comedy movie, Mean Girls. Mike Kondoudis, a USPTO licensed trademark attorney, made this known in a tweet today.
Under the new filings, Paramount Pictures wants to expand the Mean Girls brand into the non-fungible tokens (NFTs), cryptocurrency collectibles, and NFT + crypto collectible software.
“Paramount Pictures has filed two trademarks for MEAN GIRLS! The filings claim plans to expand the #MEANGIRLS brand into NFTs + NFT-backed media, Crypto-collectibles, NFT + Crypto-collectible transfer software,” Kondoudis said.
Paramount Pictures has filed 2 trademarks for MEAN GIRLS!
The filings claim plans to expand the #MEANGIRLS brand into: ▶️ NFTs + NFT-backed media ▶️ Crypto-collectibles ▶️ NFT + Crypto-collectible transfer software#NFT #Metaverse #Web3 #NFTs #Crypto #MeanGirlsTour pic.twitter.com/SaBLtZVTOx
— Mike Kondoudis (@KondoudisLaw) September 12, 2022
According to a screenshot of Kondoudis, the trademark was filed on September 7, 2022.
Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy movie that featured popular Hollywood stars like Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, and Lacey Chabert, among others. The movie was directed by Mark Waters and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The budget for the movie was $17 million, and it went on to gross over $130 million at the box office.
Meanwhile, Kondoudis has been sharing developments about new crypto-related trademark filings made by top companies.
As reported by TheCryptoBasic, Paris-based luxury giant Hermès also filed a trademark application that will enable the company to delve into the world of NFTs.