Japanese tech giant Fujitsu has filed a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), revealing its intention to offer brokerage services for cryptocurrency trading, among other financial facilities crypto and non-crypto.
Fujitsu’s trademark application seeks to register a new trademark which “consists of the stylized word FUJITSU with an S-shaped swirl over the J and I”, as evidenced by the official document. document filed on March 16. The brand is dedicated to offering financial services, which include deposit acceptance, loan funding, and financial management and exchange of crypto assets.
The image above depicts the updated logo that Fujitsu intends to trademark to provide such services. Additionally, the excerpt below provides an overview of the services that Fujitsu disclosed to the USPTO, along with the trademark application.
Fujitsu’s growing interest in Web3 became evident when it launched a Web3 acceleration platform for startups and enterprise partners in February. The platform aims to support the creation of a diverse ecosystem of Web3 applications across a range of use cases, such as digital content rights management, business transactions, contracts and processes.
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In early 2023, financial regulators in Japan urged global regulators to introduce stricter banking rules for the crypto sector.
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— FTX Japan (@FTX_JP) January 16, 2023
The Deputy Director General of the Strategy Development and Management Office of the Financial Services Agency, Mamoru Yanase, acknowledged that the problem was not related to crypto. “What caused the latest scandal was not the crypto technology itself,” he said, adding that the fault lay in “loose governance, lax internal controls and lack of regulation and supervision”.
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