NFL’s Washington Redskins file appeal in trademark ruling over team name

[JURIST] The Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL) [official websites] filed an appeal in federal court on Thursday to challenge a June ruling [text, PDF] by the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board of the US Patent and Trademark Office [official websites] that found the team name "Redskins" is "disparaging of Native Americans." The team filed its appeal [official press release] in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia [official website] alleging the administrative decision erred…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/08/nfls-washington-redskins-file-appeal-in-trademark-ruling.php

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