February 23, 2016
A board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark office recently overturned a ruling that said the Washington Redskins could no longer hold trademarks for the team name because the term is offensive to Native Americans. Photo/Keith Allison via flickr/Creative Commons
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It is very difficult for me to speak on this but it’s time.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - The Navajo Nation filed an amicus brief with the Fourth Circuit in Pro Football versus Amanda Blackhorse, et al., urging the court to affirm the cancellation of the "Redskins" trademark on its team name.