WWE has filed a trademark for the name “Gunther Stark,” on January 13th under the entertainment services classification with The United States Patent and Trademark Office.
“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.”
It's unknown who this name is intended for, but a brief Google search will show that the most notable ‘Gunther Stark’ in history was a military u-boat commander for the Nazis. That Gunther Stark died in June of 1944.
You can read the biography on the WWII u-boat commander here.
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