American-based international fast food restaurant McDonald’s is planning to join other global brands to take a bold step into the metaverse.

In what can be defined as the first step towards moving into the metaverse, the fast-food restaurant has filed for ten metaverse-related trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to own a virtual restaurant.

Trademark attorney and founder of Gerben Intellectual Property, Josh Gerben, broke the news on Twitter, stating that the virtual restaurant will feature “actual and virtual goods” and run “home delivery” services.

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One of the trademarks, McCafe, will offer services including “downloaded multimedia files containing artwork, text, audio and video files, and non-fungible tokens.”

McDonald’s is not the first brand to take the leap into the metaverse by filing for trademarks. Retail Store, Walmart also filed for several trademarks on December 30th.

Tech giant Samsung did a virtual unveiling of its new Galaxy S22 premium smartphones at its virtual Samsung 837X space in the Decentraland metaverse, boosting over 100,000 attendance. This shows that both brands and users are embracing the transition into the virtual world.