Former IMPACT star Killer Kross has filed a trademark to secure his name with the United States Trademark and Patent Office.
Kevin Kesar(real name) filed trademark documents on 12/24 for the name “Killer Kross” under two classes including Entertainment Services and Goods & Services.
He filed for use in MMA as well as Professional Wrestling.
International Class 041: Entertainment services in the nature of live mixed martial arts (MMA) events; Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; Entertainment services in the nature of professional athletes competing in Sports Entertainment and Professional Wrestling; Entertainment services, namely, live appearances by a Professional Athlete; Entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a Professional Athlete; Entertainment services, namely, televised appearances by a Professional Athlete; Entertainment services in the nature of broadcast media, television and radio, the internet, commercial online service, cable, satellite, wireless networks and via various platforms across multiple forms of transmission media; Providing a website in the field of sports, sports news, entertainment and related topics.; Providing a website featuring entertainment information in the field(s) of Sports Entertainment; Providing an in-person Discussion And Lecture forum in the field of Sports Entertainment; Providing an Internet website portal in the field of entertainment, cultural and sporting events; Providing online interviews featuring Information in the field of Sports Entertainment for entertainment purposes
In International Class 041, the mark was first used by the applicant or the applicant’s related company or licensee or predecessor in interest at least as early as 05/13/2014, and first used in commerce at least as early as 05/13/2014, 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) Poster of Killer Kross on Live Sports Entertainment Event; Killer Kross T-Shirt for Sale on Pro Wrestling Tees Website and KillerKross.com.
Killer Kross was released from IMPACT Wrestling contract in December.
Kross has been vocal about his issues with the company dating back to 2018. During an interview with SportingNews Kross revealed he was speaking to the company via his legal counsel.
According to Fightful Select, Killer Kross signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement preventing him to speak on the details surrounding his release from IMPACT Wrestling.
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