Redskins Hold On To Allegedly Offensive Trademarks

Law360, New York (July 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled in favor of the Washington Redskins for the second time in five years, allowing the professional football team to continue using six trademarks that a group of American Indians says are racially offensive.

In her opinion, Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia found that the last remaining defendant in the case had waited almost eight years after reaching the age of majority before petitioning to cancel the trademarks, and that his claim was therefore...
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