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Redskins Slam Amicus Brief In Offensive Trademark Row

Law360, New York (June 30, 2015, 7:20 PM EDT) -- The owner of the Washington Redskins fought a bid by Native Americans challenging the football team’s name to introduce a parallel case's amicus brief, telling a Virginia federal court Tuesday that the brief discussing the Lanham Act was no authority.

Pro-Football Inc., which wants to overturn the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's cancellation of the team’s trademarks as potentially disparaging, asked the court Tuesday to strike the Native American defendants’ notice of authority, which provided a brief by the International Trademark Association recently filed in a...
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