Rose Bowl Drops Slander Claim From TM Fight With Pasadena

By Bill Donahue (March 24, 2021, 6:12 PM EDT) -- The group behind college football's Rose Bowl is dropping an accusation of slander from a broader legal battle with the game's California host city, Pasadena, over the trademark rights to the iconic name.

In a motion filed Tuesday in California federal court, the game's organizer said its lawsuit's claim of so-called slander of title against Pasadena had been mooted because the city had fully admitted that it does not own trademarks related to the yearly game.

"Only as a result of this litigation has the city recently acknowledged in its filings with this court the unambiguous and objective truth: The trademarks at...

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