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US district court upholds cancellation of ‘Redskins’ registrations

09-07-2015

US district court upholds cancellation of ‘Redskins’ registrations

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The Washington Redskins has been dealt a blow by a US district court after it reaffirmed a decision by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to cancel six of the club’s trademark registrations on grounds that they “may disparage” Native Americans.


Washington Redskins; USPTO; Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; Amanda Blackhorse; NFL;

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