This past May 26th, WWE filed to trademark the “Carmelo Hayes” name with the USPTO (the United States Patent and Trademark Office) under the category of entertainment services. There is no word yet on if the “Carmelo Hayes” name is for a new talent or an existing talent in the promotion, but updates will be provided as it is made available.
Below is the use description WWE submitted to the USPTO:
“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.”