TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jul 9, 2015

For the first time in a legal battle that has stretched over 20 years, a federal judge on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins' trademark registration, ruling that the team name may be disparaging to Native Americans. While the ruling does not bar the team from using the Redskins name if it wishes, Redskins President Bruce Allen said the team will appeal. News Channel 5 has more from the AP.