Football Team Says Redskins’ Trademark Challenge Merits Skipping Appellate Review
(August 11, 2016, 12:26 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a trademark case, the Washington Redskins argue in a July 15 reply brief that the U.S. Supreme Court should consider reviewing professional football owners’ legal right to the exclusive use of the team name “Redskins” despite a pending challenge in the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals because the issues in its case complement those in another up for high court review (Pro-Football, Inc. v. Amanda Blackhorse, et al., No. 15-1311, U.S. Sup.).