According to a report from PWInsider, Cody Rhodes has filed for some very interesting trademarks.
Firstly, Cody Rhodes has filed to trademark the term Prince of Wrestling for goods and services, namely for the following specific usages:
“Entertainment services, namely, live appearances by a professional wrestling and sports entertainment personality; Entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a professional wrestler and sports entertainment personality; Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, providing podcasts in the field of professional wrestling and 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.”
Cody Rhodes has been referring to himself as the Prince of Wrestling since early in his WWE career.
More intriguingly, Cody has also filed for the trademarks of Battlebowl, Bash at the Beach, and Bunkhouse Stampede.
All three of these terms were former WCW pay-per-view names, some of which are very closely tied to Cody’s father, Dusty Rhodes.
The Bunkhouse Stampede is a hybrid of a Steel Cage Match and a Battle Royal which was created and won by Dusty Rhodes and also used as a 1988 pay-per-view to go head-to-head with the 1988 Royal Rumble free special on television.
Battlebowl was also a Battle Royal themed event, and Bash at the Beach was, of course, a very famous WCW event.
All of these pay-per-view name trademarks are being filed for the following usages: