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U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte has created a personal policy at his federal courtroom in Maryland to censor the name of the Washington Redskins from rulings he issues and court documents that mention the NFL team, according to The…>read more1 Comment July 15, 2014
After eight years of trying, plaintiff Amanda Blackhorse has scored a win against the Redskins – in the USPTO (scroll down to read the order). The order set a precedent of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. The TTAB ruled…>read moreNo Comment June 20, 2014
Following a meeting between NFL executives, Redskins owner Dan Snyder, and members of various Native American tribes, the NFL announced today that Washington’s team will now be named the ‘Bumbling Chinamen’ to appease parties involved in the dispute. “After long…>read moreNo Comment October 27, 2013
On Thursday, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, a portion of the U.S. Patent Office, heard a case regarding the trademark of the Washington Redskins name, according to NPR. The case involves a group of Native Americans who do not…>read moreNo Comment March 8, 2013
A legal battle involving the Washington Redskins and a group of Native Americans is still raging today as attorneys for the group are set to file documents that will ask federal authorities to defeat multiple trademark registrations of the team.…>read moreNo Comment September 7, 2012