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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Patent Office rules against use of Redskins name as trademark

Posted By on Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 10:29 AM

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Why do I think this will set off a furor
 divided along the usual lines — Fox v. MSNBC?

The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.


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