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Chris Jericho Files Trademark For ‘Painmaker Posse’

Chris Jericho has filed a new trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Jericho files a trademark for the term “Painmaker Posse”, which is an alias for the Inner Circle stable.

The filing was made on 2/27 with the United States Trademark and Patent Office via Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.

Chris Jericho Painmaker

According to the trademark filing, the term will be used for wrestling services as well as merchandise.

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International Class 025:  Bandanas; Hats; Hooded sweatshirts; Pants; Shirts
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. (15 U.S.C. Section 1051(b)).

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International Class 041:  Entertainment in the nature of wrestling contests; Entertainment services, namely, live appearances by a professional wrestling and sports entertainment personality; Entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a professional wrestler and sports entertainment personality; Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; 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

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 041, the mark was first used by the applicant or the applicant’s related company or licensee predecessor in interest at least as early as 02/26/2020, and first used in commerce at least as early as 02/26/2020, and is now in use in such commerce. The applicant is submitting one(or more) specimen(s) showing the mark as used in commerce on or in connection with any item in the class of listed goods/services, consisting of a(n) screenshots showing the mark on ring worn gear during provision of the services.

The Inner Circle has recently appeared on AEW television wearing Painmaker Posse tracksuits.

Jericho also owns a trademark for the term “The Painmaker”.