WWE has locked down the trademark rights to the ring identify of an NXT star.
On February third, the corporate filed a trademark for the identify Mei Ying for use below leisure providers by an expert wrestler with america Patent and Trademark Workplace. Right here’s the outline:
“Worldwide Class 041: Leisure providers, particularly, wrestling exhibitions and performances by an expert wrestler and entertainer rendered dwell and thru broadcast media together with tv and radio, and by way of the web or business on-line service; offering wrestling information and knowledge by way of a world pc community; offering info within the fields of sports activities and leisure by way of a web based group portal; offering an internet site within the area of sports activities leisure info; fan membership providers, particularly, organizing sporting occasions within the area of wrestling for wrestling fan membership members; organizing social leisure occasions for leisure functions for wrestling fan membership members; offering on-line newsletters within the fields of sports activities leisure; on-line journals, particularly blogs, within the area of sports activities leisure.”
The identify is expounded to the storyline occurring proper now with Xi Li and Boa, with Tian Sha being the principle character of the group. Final week’s episode of NXT noticed a video present some background on the origin of the story as Tian Sha grew up as Mei Ying.
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