Washington Redskins

  • Roundup: Intellectual Property

    In recent IP news, there has been trouble for singer Katy Perry as well as the NFL’s Washington Redskins. While Perry is being sued for copyright infringement, the Redskins’s trademark has been cancelled. Meanwhile, a new bill in the House of Representatives is trying to limit the amount of abusive...

  • Washington Redskins trademark registration canceled

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled the Washington Redskins trademark registration, a decision following years of complaints that the name is offensive to Native Americans

  • Washington Redskins take a loss at the USPTO

    The USPTO has canceled the Redskins’ trademark registration on the grounds that it is disparaging to American Indians.

  • NFL bounty programs could land teams in court

    It’s no secret that football is a violent sport that can result in some serious injuries, but four National Football League (NFL) teams may have crossed a legal line by putting secret bounties on opposing players, including quarterbacks Brett Favre and Kurt Warner.

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