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Crypto in Sport: Nike’s Filed Blockchain Patent Could Indicate ‘Cryptokicks’ Coin Launch Soon

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 17:06
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Alex Dovbnya
World famous shoe producing giant Nike has filed a patent to do with crypto, and this could mean the company is preparing for a coin launch
Crypto in Sport: Nike’s Filed Blockchain Patent Could Indicate ‘Cryptokicks’ Coin Launch Soon
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At the end of last week, the global giant of the footwear industry filed an application to the US Patent Office. The trademark Nike hopes to get a patent for is called ‘cryptokicks’.

Nike will work with crypto wallets

The trademark ‘cryptokicks’ (CRK) is expected to be related to crypto wallets – ‘hot’ and ‘cold’ ones – and be connected with crypto transactions. CRK will also work with

“providing online nondownloadable computer software for use as a cryptocurrency wallet; providing a website featuring technology that enables users to mine, earn, purchase, receive by any other means, store, and transfer blockchain-based tokens, coins, cryptocurrencies, and other crypto assets,” according to the filing.

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A ‘Cryptokicks’ coin may appear

The company has not clarified or even announced its plans regarding blockchain and crypto but the filing says, the patent will provide:

“Financial services, namely, providing a digital currency or digital token for use by members of an online community via a global computer network.”

A possible name for the coin is ‘Cryptokicks’.

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at