Redskins Say Trademark Challenge Merits 4th Circ. Skip

By Braden Campbell (July 22, 2016, 9:05 PM EDT) -- The Washington Redskins football team recently urged the U.S. Supreme Court to take up its appeal of a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision canceling its registration despite a pending Fourth Circuit challenge of the same decision, saying the issues in its case complement those in another up for high court review.

The Redskins filed a petition in April to challenge the USPTO's 2014 cancelation of their trademark before the Supreme Court alongside that of the Slants, an Oregon-based rock band made up of Asian-American members who were denied an initial trademark under the same statute, Section 2(a) of the Lanham...

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