Redskins' Trademark Win Appealed To High Court

Law360, New York (September 15, 2009, 3:44 PM EDT) -- Arguing that a recent ruling by a federal appeals panel is at odds with well-established precedents and does not properly apply the doctrine of laches to certain trademark cancellation petitions, a group of American Indians has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court in hopes that it will reinstate claims seeking to strip the Washington Redskins of trademarks the plaintiffs find offensive.

In a petition for writ of certiorari filed with the U.S. Supreme Court Sept. 14, the American Indians asserted that the U.S. Court of Appeals...
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