Update: WWE is reportedly debuting a new faction tonight on RAW according to Pro Wrestling Sheet. It’s unknown if this trademark filing is related. Check out the full story here. WWE.com has confirmed the report.
WWE Submits Trademark Filing For ‘Justus’
WWE has filed a trademark for the name “Justus” to be used as under entertainment services by a professional wrestler.
It’s unclear if this name will be for a new character or a stable within the company.
The trademark was filed on July 29 with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the same day WWE filed trademarks for the name “The Hurt Business.”
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.
Below is a screenshot of the filing