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U.S. District Court Hears Arguments To Preserve Redskins Trademark Registration

June 26th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week on license plates and the Confederate flag could be bad news for the Washington Redskins. Lawyers for Native Americans who object to the Redskins' name and trademark say their case has been strengthened by the decision, which found that Texas was not required to issue specialty license plates featuring the Confederate battle flag. A judge Tuesday heard arguments in U.S. District Court on a lawsuit filed by the team seeking to preserve its trademark registration for the Redskins name. Not everyone thinks the Redskins team name is that big of a deal. Maryland Senate President Mike Miller said the issue is one that should be dealt with by the team and the NFL- not the by politicians or the courts…


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