WWE Hall Of Famer Files Trademark For Ring Name

11 months ago by Taylor Sanchez

WWE Hall Of Famer Files Trademark For Ring Name

According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), a WWE Hall of Famer has filed to trademark his ring name.

On July 7, Tito Santana (real name Merced Solis) applied to trademark “TITO SANTANA”. According to the USPTO, Santana filed to trademark his ring name for “entertainment services”, and for select items of merchandise.

The following descriptions accompanied the filings:

International Class 025: Hats; Shirts; Socks; Sweatshirts; Bandanas; Hooded sweatshirts Use in Commerce: The applicant is using the mark in commerce on or in connection with the identified goods/services. The applicant attaches, or will later submit, one specimen as a JPG/PDF image file showing the mark as used in commerce on or in connection with any item in the class of listed goods/services, regardless of whether the mark itself is in the standard character format or is a stylized or design mark. The specimen image file may be in color, and the image must be in color if color is being claimed as a feature of the mark. In International Class 025, the mark was first used by the applicant or the applicant’s related company or licensee predecessor in interest at least as early as 00/00/1989, and first used in commerce at least as early as 00/00/1989, and is now in use in such commerce.  

International Class 041:  Entertainment in the nature of wrestling contests; Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, live appearances by a professional wrestler and sports entertainment personality; Entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a professional wrestler and sports entertainment personality; Entertainment services, namely, televised appearances by a professional wrestler and sports entertainment personality; Providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; Providing online interviews featuring a professional wrestler and sports entertainer in the field of professional wrestling and sports entertainment for entertainment purposes

A former Intercontinental Champion and King of the Ring, Santana notably wrestled for WWE throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. Santana was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004 by Shawn Michaels.

Via HeelByNature

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