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USPTO rejects “REDSKINS” trademark app for a snackfood as offensive. What does that mean for the team?

“The same federal agency that will determine whether Washington’s professional football team gets to keep its trademark registration recently struck down a request for a company to sell pork rinds with the name “Redskins.” The USPTO’s reasoning for issuing a refusal? Because it’s derogatory and offensive..

The question is what does this ruling mean for the Redskins football team’s registered mark?

Read the full article at WashingtonPost.com

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