Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson have filed a trademark for their tag-team name Rock ‘N’ Roll Express.
The WWE Hall of Famer’s filed trademark for the name on 6/30 with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Entertainment services, namely, providing professional wrestling and sports exhibitions, shows, and performances by professional manager, wrestlers, promoter, and entertainers rendered live and through all forms of broadcast media, including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online services; Providing wrestling and sporting interviews, news, entertainment, and information through all forms of broadcast media, including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online services
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 01/01/1984, and first used in commerce at least as early as 01/01/1984, and is now in use in such commerce
The duo’s career spans close to 40 years. Rock ‘N’ Roll Express have worked for every major organization including Jim Crocket Promotions, AWA, WCW, WWE, TNA, ROH, and New Japan Pro-Wrestling.
The team make an appearance for All Elite Wrestling last year, crowning the inaugural AEW World Tag Team Champions.
Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson are still active wrestlers, more recently working NJPW ‘New Beginning USA’ tour this past February.
No other trademarks for the name are on file with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.