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Notice of Appeal Filed in Redskins Trademark Case

Law360 (November 1, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- Plaintiffs in the Washington Redskins trademark case have filed a notice of appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Indian Country Today reported.

On Oct. 1, a federal judge overturned a ruling revoking the Washington Redskins trademark, finding there was insufficient evidence to conclude that the name is disparaging to American Indians.

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly found that the activists waited too long to make their claims under the Lanham Act, which prohibits registering names if they are "disparaging, scandalous,...
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