January 28, 2015
For the Redskins, NFL Playoff Season Means. . . Constitutionality Questions?
The NFL playoffs aren’t the only big football news happening this month! The U.S. Department of Justice recently decided to intervene in the Washington Redskins trademark litigation over the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Lanham Act.
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July 31, 2014
A “Giant” Decision: Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Denies Registration of “G-Men” to the New York Giants
It’s not just the Redskins anymore! Following the cancellation of the Redskins trademark earlier this summer, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has issued another football related decision regarding the New York Giants’ trademark of their commonly used nickname, the "G-Men."
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