9 March 2015Trademarks

Civil liberties group backs Redskins in trademark fight

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has lent its support to the Washington Redskins National Football League (NFL) team in a dispute surrounding the decision to strip the team of six of its trademarks.

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