Red Wings May Turn To Trademark Law To Protect Logo

By Zachary Zagger (August 15, 2017, 9:56 PM EDT) -- The Detroit Red Wings and National Hockey League condemned white supremacist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, decrying the use of the Red Wings' iconic winged motorcycle wheel logo and raising the question of what a team can do when its logo is co-opted by a group that espouses beliefs at odds with what the team represents.

Both the NHL and Red Wings condemned the white supremacist protesters at a rally over the weekend after images of some protesters carrying shields emblazoned with a slightly modified version of the Red Wings logo popped up on Twitter. The Red Wings went...

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