Keep an eye out for major company NFT trademark filings this year
    27 Jan 2023
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    NFT trademark filings by companies aren’t just a marketing stunt. According to a trademark lawyer, they have to use what’s in the application. Crypto proponents would be wise to keep their eyes on nonfungible token (NFT) and metaverse trademark applications this year, which are “reliable signals” of future-use plans. Speaking to Cointelegraph, intellectual property lawyer…

    US Senator Ted Cruz pushes for crypto in Congress … using snacks
    27 Jan 2023
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    A newly introduced resolution could potentially see lawmakers buying sodas and chips using crypto-supporting vending machines. Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz is pushing the United States Congress to adopt cryptocurrency within its halls using an incentive both sides might agree on — food. Cruz introduced a concurrent resolution dated Jan. 25 that would only allow vending machine and food…

    Venture capital investments into blockchain continue to free-fall: Report

    Q4 2022 saw investment capital inflows of $2.3 billion, continuing the trend since April sparked by the collapse of Terra and subsequent fallout. Cointelegraph Research has analyzed all the deals and trends from venture capital in the blockchain industry during the fourth quarter of 2022. The second half of 2022 saw a dramatic decline in…

    Crypto lawyers to be in demand as regulatory pressure reaches boiling point
    26 Jan 2023
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    Commercial lawyers with a solid knowledge of blockchain and crypto tech will be in particularly high demand. Crypto-versed lawyers will play an increasingly important role in Web3 firms — particularly as the industry braces for regulatory turbulence following the implosion of FTX, two legal academics believe. Boston Law School professor and chief compliance officer at crypto exchange…

    White House science office calls for comments on its digital asset research agenda
    26 Jan 2023
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    The office’s request for information is the latest piece in the massive research agenda in President Biden’s executive order on digital asset development. The administration of United States President Joe Biden is continuing to deveits National Digital Assets Research and Development Agenda. In a request for information (RFI) dated Jan. 26 and previewed by the Federal Register,…

    Bitcoin faces ‘considerable danger’ from Fed in 2023 — Lyn Alden
    26 Jan 2023
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    It is not all plain sailing when it comes to Bitcoin’s price recovery this year, with U.S. liquidity conditions calling the shots. Bitcoin still risks “considerable danger” in 2023 as macroeconomic conditions dictate price action. That is according to economist Lyn Alden, who, in private comments to Cointelegraph, cautioned on Bitcoin staying bullish after its January…