Washington Redskins take a loss at the USPTO

United States Patent and Trademark Office cancels the trademark registration of the Washington Redskins as nickname found to be disparaging

“Hail to the Redskins” no longer, apparently. 

The Washington, DC NFL franchise has been dealt a blow that could be far more damaging than giving up a fourth quarter touchdown or suffering through another injury to star quarterback Robert Griffin III. This time, the foe was larger than a giant and more vicious than an eagle.It was the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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