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

February 6, 2014 Leave a comment

“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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