WWE filed to trademark several new ring names on December 24 and December 30 – Valentina Feroz, The Hand, Shou, Tian Sha, Shi Hun, Shi Zui, Nash Carter, Wes Lee.
It looks like these are ring names planned for WWE NXT Superstars. As noted before, the Feroz name was used by Rita Reis when she made her NXT singles TV debut this past Wednesday in the loss against Mercedes Martinez. Furthermore, “Shou” is a Chinese word for “The Hand” and WWE also registered a logo with the Chinese character for “The Hand.”
The following use description was filed with the USPTO (United States Patent & Trademark Office):
“IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: 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”
Stay tuned for more pro wrestling trademark updates.