Supreme Court Denies Certiorari In Dispute Over Redskins Trademark

Mealey's (October 3, 2016, 1:56 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment was denied Oct. 3 by the U.S. Supreme Court in a trademark case that presents similar issues as one that received a grant of certiorari on Sept. 30 (Pro-Football Inc. v. Amanda Blackhorse, et al., No. 15-1311, U.S. Sup.).

Cancellation Sought

The Supreme Court effectively turned away an invitation by Pro-Football Inc., owner of the Washington Redskins professional football team, to weigh in on its dispute with various Native Americans seeking cancellation of the...
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