Keith Lee is trying to get the trademark rights to his identify.
The previous WWE NXT Champion did so on December 18th with America Patent and Trademark Workplace, based on Heel By Nature.
The submitting additionally included numerous screenshots to point out that he has used the identify prior to now. This submitting was executed exterior of WWE. He included a signed consent type for his personal submitting. Right here is the outline:
INTERNATIONAL CLASS 041: Arranging, organizing, conducting, and internet hosting social leisure occasions; Leisure companies, particularly, stay appearances by an expert wrestler and entertainer by broadcast media together with tv and radio, and by way of the web or business on-line service; Leisure companies, particularly, stay, televised and film appearances by an expert entertainer; Leisure companies, particularly, organizing and conducting an array of athletic occasions rendered stay and recorded for the aim of distribution by broadcast media; Leisure companies, particularly, wrestling reveals and performances by an expert wrestler and entertainer; Fan golf equipment; Music manufacturing companies; Manufacturing and distribution of tv exhibits and flicks; Leisure companies within the nature of recording, manufacturing and post-production companies within the subject of music; Offering wrestling information and knowledge by way of a world laptop community; Offering an internet site that includes leisure data within the subject(s) of of sports activities and leisure, particularly, wrestling.
It needs to be famous WWE has tried to file for the identify, however it’s slated to be canceled as they did not get a consent type signed by the WWE star. On June fifth, WWE responded to the request by stating, “Applicant is within the means of acquiring the required consent.”
On June 30th, the trademark workplace despatched a letter to them noting that the trademark might be deserted on December 30th in the event that they didn’t get the shape signed by Lee. WWE is coping with the identical challenge as Mia Yim, who’s the real-life girlfriend of Lee.