The news of the Redskins losing their six federal trademarks came in fast and furious Wednesday, and was overwhelming to some, like one female Redskins fans who says she sat in her car and cried upon learning of the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s ruling.
Taxpayer resources cannot be used to help private companies profit off the promotion of dictionary defined racial slurs, is the position of the Oneida Indian Nation in a press release issued in the wake of the ruling revoking the Redskins six federal trademarks.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is celebrating the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s ruling Tuesday, canceling the Redskins’ six federal trademark registrations (pending the appeal process), a decision reached over the name’s “disparaging” nature.
The Washington Redskins have released a statement in response to Tuesday’s ruling by the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board that it’s cancelled, pending appeal from the team, the Redskins six federal trademarks, due to the team’s “disparaging” name.
“The writing is on the wall” for the Washington Redskins to change their name, said U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in response to the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board cancelling six federal trademarks held by the team.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he won’t attend a Washington Redskins home game until the football team changes its name.
John Oliver openly criticized Daniel Snyder for his refusal to change the name of the Washington Redskins on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” Sunday evening.
A major sector of the United Church of Christ is calling for a boycott of the Washington Redskins until the team changes its name.
The song behind the anti-Redskins ad set to air nationally during the NBA Finals, ironically, was written by a diehard Redskins fan.
A minute-long ‘Change the Mascot’ advertisement is scheduled to air, in seven major television markets, during halftime of Game 3 of the NBA Finals Tuesday night.