WWE has filed paperwork for a new trademark, as the company has applied a trademark for the name “Hachiman”.
It isn’t known what WWE plans to use the name for. However, the name Hachiman is often referred to within the Japanese culture as the god of war.
According to a report via Heel by Nature, WWE filed the paperwork on June 22nd, 2021 with The United States Patent and Trademark Office for the name “Hachiman.” The application was entered into the trademark database on Friday June 25th, 2021.
Filing Date: 06/22/2021
To the Commissioner for Trademarks:
MARK: HACHIMAN (Standard Characters, see mark)
The literal element of the mark consists of HACHIMAN. The mark consists of standard characters, without claim to any particular font style, size, or color.
The applicant, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., a corporation of Delaware, having an address of
1241 East Main Street
Stamford, Connecticut 06902
International Class 041: Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibitions and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer rendered live and through broadcast media including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; providing information in the fields of sports and entertainment via an online community portal; providing a website in the field of sports entertainment information; fan club services, namely, organizing sporting events in the field of wrestling for wrestling fan club members; organizing social entertainment events for entertainment purposes for wrestling fan club members; providing online newsletters in the fields of sports entertainment; online journals, namely blogs, in the field of sports entertainment
Intent to Use: The applicant has a bona fide intention, and is entitled, to use the mark in commerce on or in connection with the identified goods/services”
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