Shawn Dean Is Officially All Elite, Aubrey Edwards Trademarks Her Ring Name
Tony Khan posted the following statement, confirming Shawn Dean is now officially signed with All Elite Wrestling:
Thank you for your service to the USA, @ShawnDean773, + thank you for everything you’ve done for @AEW to help us thrive through the pandemic. Your consistent hard work, positivity + reliability have made you so valuable to #AEW; now it’s my honor to officially welcome you aboard!
Dean has been a regular presence on AEW Dark, working 32 matches on the show since March of 2020. Dean has also appeared on AEW Dynamite, losing to MJF on the September 9, 2020 show.
All Elite Wrestling’s Aubrey Edwards has filed to trademark her wrestling name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Edwards, real name Brittany Aubert, filed for the trademark on March 1 under entertainment services. The listing (via Heel By Nature) is as follows:
International Class 041: Entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a celebrity; entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a professional wrestling referee; entertainment services, namely, refereeing and officiating in the field of professional wrestling.
Specimen Description: Screenshots evidencing advertisements from events in which AUBREY EDWARDS has made personal appearances as a celebrity and referee, and a screenshot which lists AUBREY EDWARDS as a referee in the field of professional wrestling for a wrestling promotion. All screenshots include the URLs and date and time accessed