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Travis Waldron

Federal Judge Delivers Another Legal Blow To 'Redskins' Team Name | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.08.2015 | Sports

Washington's professional football team has lost another fight over its name. A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that the team cannot legally regi...

House Bill Would Revoke Washington NFL Team's Trademarks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) introduced legislation Tuesday that would revoke trademarks for the Washington NFL team for as long as the franchise keeps ...

The NFL 'Playbook' for Defending Racism Against American Indians

Michael Friedman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.31.2015 | Sports
Michael Friedman, Ph.D.

The Washington team's inappropriate response is unfortunately consistent with the "playbook" that the Washington team and NFL continues to use to defend the offensive and harmful team name and logo of the Washington team.

Beleaguered League: Does the NFL Deserve All the Bad Press It's Getting?

Ivan J. Parron | Posted 12.06.2014 | Media
Ivan J. Parron

While the NFL isn't in any danger of vanishing into a cloud of righteous indignation from its detractors, it's definitely gotten its fair share of lousy press lately, some of it understandable.

Senator Will Introduce Legislation To Revoke NFL's Tax Breaks Over Redskins Name

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) announced on Tuesday that she plans to introduce legislation that would revoke the NFL’s tax-exempt status unless the ...

There's Never Been A Trademark As Offensive As Redskins

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Business

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is clearly not a big fan of the Washington Redskins. The normally sleepy U.S. Trademark Trial And Appeal Board...

Defiant Redskins Respond To Trademark Cancellations

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports

The Washington Redskins remained defiant after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled six federal trademark registrations for its name in a lan...

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi: Trademark Office Should Stop Recognizing 'Redskins' As NFL Team Name | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that it's time for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to step in and tell ...

This Name Is Too Offensive For A Snack Food, But Not For An NFL Team

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business

A U.S. government agency put the smack-down on one snack product's application for a trademark Monday, citing an offensive word in the product's name....