United States Patent and Trademark Office Rules Redskins Logo Offensive, Cancel Trademark Protection

Source: Bruce Handy/Vanity Fair The nickname Redskins, as in the Washington Redskins, is racist, and the team and the N.F.L. should be ashamed of themselves for not having changed it years if not decades ago. Really, it’s obvious. But the judges on the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office couldn’t be quite so blunt. …