This past September 14th, AEW Star “The Human Suplex Machine” Taz filed to trademark his catchphrase, “Beat Me If You Can. Survive If I Let You” with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) for entertainment services.
The trademark filing was done through “gimmick attorney” Michael E. Dockins, who has helped AEW Stars file their trademarks in the past as well. Taz began working for All Elite Wrestling in late 2019 and ended up signing a full-time deal with the promotion in January of 2020 that will expire in 2023. Taz has been using this catchphrase throughout his professional wrestling career, including the time when he was the ECW Champion.
Below is the use description Taz submitted to the USPTO:
“IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: Entertainment in the nature of wrestling contests; Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, live appearances by a a professional wrestler and sports entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a professional wrestler and sports entertainment personality; Entertainment services, namely, televised appearances by a professional wrestling and sports entertainment personality; Providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; Providing online interviews featuring a professional wrestling and sports entertainment personality in the field of professional wrestling and sports entertainment for entertainment purposes.”