High Court Should Deny Review Of ‘Redskins’ Trademark Suit, Native Americans Say
Mealey's (July 15, 2016, 9:35 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a trademark case, Native Americans argue in a June 27 opposition brief that the U.S. Supreme Court should not consider reviewing professional football owners’ legal right to the exclusive use of the team name “Redskins” before an appeals court has a chance to do so (Pro-Football, Inc. v. Amanda Blackhorse, et al., No. 15-1311, U.S. Sup.).
(Respondents’ opposition brief available. Document #78-160718-001B.)
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