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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Patent Office Cancels Washington Redskins Trademark

Washington (AFP) – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday cancelled the federal registration of the Washington Redskins’ name after it agreed that it is “disparaging of Native Americans.” The decision, which the American football team can appeal, is a victory for American Indians and their supporters for whom “redskins” is racially charged word. […]

June 18, 2014