redskins trademark canceled

The latest effort could be more damaging to the Redskins, at least in terms of publicity, because it happened in the age
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled six federal trademark registrations for the name "Washington Redskins" on Wednesday on the grounds that the football team’s name is “disparaging to Native Americans” and thus in violation of federal trademark laws banning offensive or disparaging language.
“We decide, based on the evidence properly before us, that these registrations must be cancelled because they were disparaging
"Daniel Snyder may be the last person in the world to realize this," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on the Senate