NFL's Redskins Defend Name Against Trademark Challenge
Law360, Washington (March 7, 2013, 6:56 PM EST) -- The NFL's Washington Redskins on Thursday blasted an attempt by a group of Native Americans to cancel six of the team's trademarks at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, claiming there's no relevant evidence that proves a substantial portion of Native Americans have been offended by the team's name.
Although the Native Americans pointed to the Redskins' name, former fight song, halftime shows and past cheerleader outfits as signs of the disparaging and offensive nature of the team's treatment of Native Americans, the Redskins and the TTAB both noted that only Native Americans' opinions at the...
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