Posts Tagged: washington redskins


Bad News for the Redskins Trademark – Registration Exempt from First Amendment Scrutiny

Last Wednesday the Eastern District of Virginia issued its opinion and order on cross-motions for summary judgment in Pro-Football v. Blackhorse, the case in which the National …
By Brian Focarino
6 years ago 1

Free Speech or Scandal? The Slants Case and the Future of Disparaging Trademarks

Last week the Federal Circuit scheduled oral argument en banc in THE SLANTS trademark case for the morning of October 2, 2015, taking up the question of whether §2(a) …
By Brian Focarino
6 years ago 10

Legally Suspect TTAB Decision Cancels Redskins Trademark

While this decision will be widely cheered by many who are concerned with political correctness, there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that from a legal …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 25

Supreme Court Refuses Harjo, Redskins Can Keep Trademark

The United States Supreme Court earlier today announced that they will not accept the appeal in the Harjo case, which means that the decision of the the …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 8