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Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are cryptographic hashes attached to pieces of digital media. With the increase in popularity of NFTs, there has also been development of digital marketplaces and platforms for creating, managing, and transacting NFTs.

Top 10 Corporate Owners

Issued Patent Count   
Published Application Count

Corporation Patents and Published Applications Count
1. Mythical Games, Inc.
2. Verona Holdings Sezc
3. Strong Force Intellectual Capital
4. Ernst & Young Llp
5. Winkk, Inc.
6. Bank of America
7. Dapper Labs, Inc.
8. Nike
9. Eight Plus Ventures
10. Artema Labs, Inc.

Spotlight Companies in Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)


Verona, (d.b.a Verona Holdings SCZ) is an IP holding company for Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) based in the Cayman Islands. WAX is a purpose-built blockchain and protocol token designed specifically for e-commerce. WAX has become the most used and transacted blockchain ecosystem for NFT's, Dapps, and video games. Wax raised $42 million in 2017 from an ICO. The WAX blockchain relies on proof-of-stake and is certified carbon neutral. They have been aggressive with patenting, with an emphasis on in-game transactions of both virtual and physical assets. 


Gemini IP LLC

Gemini IP LLC is an IP holding company for Gemini, a global crypto-native exchange and custodian that was founded in 2014 and is regulated by the NYSDFS. The company was founded by the Winklevoss twins. They were the first crypto-native finance platform to be certified as both SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2. They aggressively targeted servicing the financial sector with their suite of investment and wealth management products, allowing them to become the top crypto-native platform serving Fund Managers, Liquidity Providers, Corporations, and Wealth Managers.  Their patents focus mainly on cryptocurrency conversion, transactions, performance analysis, and risk assessment. Since 2014 they have raised $423.9 million

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Winkk Inc.

Winkk Inc. is an IP holding company for CypherEye, a cybersecurity company based in Silicon Valley founded in 2015. It raised $41 million USD from private investors in 2021. Their focus is on creating quantum-resistant platforms for IoT, Communications, and Blockchain-based tokenized assets. Many of their patents involve using biometric analytics to create identity tokens unique to individual humans for security purposes as well as medical monitoring. 

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Invention Categorization and Classification

Categorization and Classification Patents and Published Applications
  • Management
    111 Creation , 103 Authentication , 49 Security , 25 Storage
  • Platform
    237 Platform
  • Types
    116 Gaming , 92 Other , 88 Media/IP , 78 Physical assets , 43 Art/Apparel/Goods
  • Real Estate
    3 A/R
  • Uncategorized
    21 Contracts

    Recent Published Activity in Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) as of June 2, 2023