WWE has filed a new trademark on "Intercontinental Championship." The trademark was filed on July 10.
The description for the trademark is for merchandising purposes.
IC 028. US 022 023 038 050. G & S: Toys, namely, action figures, accessories therefor; dolls; cases for action figures; toy wrestling rings; playsets for use with action figures; toy vehicles; board games; hand-held units for playing electronic game other than those adopted for use with an electronic display screen or monitor; tabletop action skill games; construction toys; playing cards; puzzles; stuffed toys; plush toys; toy belts; knee and elbow pads for athletic use; toy foam hands; costume masks; novelty face masks; Christmas tree decorations; toy spinning tops; arcade games; kites; bobble-head dolls; puppets; card games; toy guitars; toy water guns; vinyl products for playing in a pool; doll furniture; party favors in the nature of crackers and noisemakers; skateboards; toy scooters; paper party favors
WWE introduced the Intercontinental Championship in 1979 with Pat Patterson serving as the first IC champion. AJ Styles is the current Intercontinental Champion.
NJPW has it's own Intercontinental Championship with EVIL holding the belt.