Brian Wittenstein Tag

Posted On July 10, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest Update On The Current WWE vs. TNA Lawsuit

As PWMania.com previously reported, WWE and TNA had a court hearing on June 28th with WWE requesting to have some of the language changed in the dissolution of TNA’s temporary restraining order against WWE. WWE argued that some of the language, taken from a proposed draft written by TNA, could come back to hurt WWE’s legal arguments in the future. The court ruled on July 3rd in WWE’s favor, declaring: * The June 8th order against WWE has been dissolved. * No temporary injunction against WWE is needed at present.Read More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Responds To TNA Lawsuit & Ric Flair Allegations – Details

As of June 8th after statements made to the court about the WWE computer network and how they policed it looking for evidence that the file former office worker Brian Wittenstein had dispersed confidential TNA information to anyone beyond John Laurinaitis, the temporary restraining order against WWE was officially dissolved. Also filed on June 8th was a letter from WWE attorney Jerry McDevitt to TNA legal counsel Erika Blonquist, stating that he wanted to document several facts for the record before the case moved forward, He wrote the following: “First,Read More

Posted On June 4, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Why WWE Requested A Hearing Today For TNA Lawsuit

WWE requested a hearing in Nashville (which takes place at 1:30 PM) about TNA’s lawsuit against them and Brian Wittenstein. WWE told the court that the deadlines set for made them worried “they will be unable to adequately prepare” for a planned hearing on June 11 and will not be able to comply with the Discovery Order “without considerable inconvenience and expense”. WWE and TNA have not been able to agree to the order, location and dates for several depositions TNA requested for Triple H and John Laurinaitis. They alsoRead More
People who work in the WWE offices report that Brian Wittenstein was very open about his knowledge of TNA while working for WWE. Someone in WWE finally realized that Wittenstein could be hurting them with what he was doing and he was fired, according to PWInsider. Wittenstein didn’t even make it out of his probationary period as he was fired before 90 days were up. Wittenstein worked in the New York independent scene before getting a job with TNA and later WWE. People in both companies say that he talkedRead More

Posted On May 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Attorney Responds To TNA Lawsuit, Latest On Lawsuit

As previously reported, TNA filed a lawsuit in court in Nashville against WWE and former TNA and WWE office worker Brian Wittenstein for interference with existing contracts, conversion, breach of contract, civil conspiracy, unfair competition, and violation of the Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act. They are also suing Wittenstein for breach of duty of loyalty. The Nashville City Paper covered the TNA lawsuit against WWE. In their report, WWE attorney Jerry McDevitt commented, “Our reaction is that no good deed ever goes unpunished. What the WWE did here is whatRead More

Posted On May 24, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

TNA Wrestling Files Lawsuit Against WWE & Brian Wittenstein

* TNA Wrestling filed a lawsuit in Nashville, TN yesterday against World Wrestling Entertainment and former TNA/WWE office worker Brian Wittenstein for interference with existing contracts, conversion, breach of contract, civil conspiracy, unfair competition, and violation of the Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act. They are also suing Wittenstein for breach of duty loyalty. The lawsuit alleges that Wittenstein, who had worked for TNA previously, gave WWE inside information on contracts and other matters backstage within TNA, and now WWE is attempting to poach talent from TNA based off that information.Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ex-TNA Employee To WWE?, Axxess Results, WM Reading Challenge

- As noted before, Terry Taylor was recently spotted at WWE developmental and is expected to be involved in the new Stamford developmental project. Brian Wittenstein, who worked under Taylor and Bob Ryder at TNA, is also apparently working with WWE now.   - The finals for the WrestleMania Reading Challenge are being held today in Miami. WWE held a special autograph signing with Mick Foley and Kelly Kelly yesterday for the finalists.   - Other results from this weekend’s WrestleMania 28 Axxess matches saw Bo Rotunda defeat Antonio Cesaro,Read More