WWE And GFW Assigned Trademark Attorneys For Matt And Jeff Hardy

WWE's applications for trademarks relating to Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy filed on June 19 were assigned to a trademark attorney on July 27, according to PWInsider. This means they'll bypass the three-month wait period that applies to most applications. Global Force Wrestling's applications for trademarks relating to the Hardys were filed on April 28 and were also assigned to … Continue reading WWE And GFW Assigned Trademark Attorneys For Matt And Jeff Hardy

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Update On GFW – ‘Broken’ Universe Trademarks

All four Broken Universe-related trademarks that Global Force Wrestling filed for registration have been given an initial refusal by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), according to PWInsider. The trademarks, originally filed by TNA Entertainment (prior to the name change/re-brand), were refused for a variety of reasons. Matt Hardy filed the trademark for "Broken … Continue reading Update On GFW – ‘Broken’ Universe Trademarks

Impact Wrestling President Releases Portion Of Matt Hardy’s Contract, Reby Hardy Sends Threats

The issues between the Hardys and Impact Wrestling got even uglier tonight. Impact Wrestling President Ed Nordholm sent PWInsider a log of the communications between the company and Matt Hardy over the ownership of the "Broken" gimmick. Nordholm included an alleged four-page excerpt from Hardy's contract and highlighted passages which stated that the company owns all intellectual … Continue reading Impact Wrestling President Releases Portion Of Matt Hardy’s Contract, Reby Hardy Sends Threats

Reby Hardy Contacts Lawyer Regarding Impact Drama, Matt Hardy On TNA Never Paying Senor Benjamin

Matt and Reby Hardy continue to battle publicly with Impact Wrestling regarding the ownership of the "Broken" gimmick. In an interview with the LAW earlier this week, which is owned by Anthem, the parent company of Impact Wrestling, Impact Wrestling president Ed Nordholm said that it was "unquestionable" that they owned the gimmick. "I think … Continue reading Reby Hardy Contacts Lawyer Regarding Impact Drama, Matt Hardy On TNA Never Paying Senor Benjamin

Details On What’s Really Happening With The Broken Universe Trademark

Ed Nordholm may have publicly said he’s not keeping the Broken Universe from The Hardy Brothers, but the family confirms that’s not the case — he dodged Matt Hardy‘s legal team for over a month as they attempted to come to an agreement over the trademarks. Sources tell Pro Wrestling Sheet the Hardys hired counsel at the beginning of … Continue reading Details On What’s Really Happening With The Broken Universe Trademark

Impact Wrestling President On If WWE Wants ‘Broken’ Gimmick, Owning It, Issues With The Hardys

Impact Wrestling president Ed Nordholm was a guest on The LAW: Live Audio Wrestling this week to discuss Anthem's purchase of the company last fall, the departure of Dixie Carter, the Hardy's situation and many more topics. A segment from the interview discussing the ongoing issues with the Hardys is in the video below. Here … Continue reading Impact Wrestling President On If WWE Wants ‘Broken’ Gimmick, Owning It, Issues With The Hardys

Impact Wrestling Sends Cease And Desist Letters To ROH PPV Providers Over Broken Universe

Impact Wrestling sent cease and desist letters to PPV providers in regards to Broken Matt and Jeff Hardy ahead of ROH‘s event Friday night … but we’re told the company doesn’t want to permanently stop the brothers from using the characters. Sources with direct knowledge says the call to send legal letters came from the top brass … Continue reading Impact Wrestling Sends Cease And Desist Letters To ROH PPV Providers Over Broken Universe