Supreme Court ruling gives Redskins’ trademark dispute a big boost

 

"The Team is thrilled with today’s unanimous decision as it resolves the Redskins’ long-standing dispute with the government"

 

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of a federal law that bans offensive trademark protection in a ruling that could benefit the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team’s controversial nickname. The justices ruled the 71-year-old trademark law barring disparaging terms infringes on free speech rights. The law used by the U.S. Patent…

 

 



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