‘Oh good gravy’! USPTO cancels Redskins trademarks, but we bet this gal’s thrilled

http://twitter.com/#!/DanIsett/status/479263672981004288

Uh, evidently:

http://twitter.com/#!/amandacarpenter/status/479263500439928832

Beg your pardon?

http://twitter.com/#!/lachlan/status/479263480944795649

Via WaPo:

The landmark case, which appeared before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, was filed on behalf of five Native Americans. It was the second time such a case was filed.

Federal trademark law does not permit registration of trademarks that “may disparage” individuals or groups or “bring them into contempt or disrepute.” The ruling pertains to six different trademarks associated with the team, each containing the word “Redskin.”

http://twitter.com/#!/lachlan/status/479263923901063168

Guess we’ll just have to stay tuned.

http://twitter.com/#!/DanIsett/status/479264027340984320
http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/479264838690934785
http://twitter.com/#!/ThePantau/status/479265922663079936

Only a matter of time.

Worth noting:

http://twitter.com/#!/SonnyBunch/status/479264575867863040
http://twitter.com/#!/gabrielmalor/status/479267191444213760

Bureaucrats are just awesome at fixing things.

http://twitter.com/#!/JDtheBard/status/479265736649486336
http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/479266179010134016

Speak for yourself! We know at least one person who’s thrilled about this:

http://twitter.com/#!/CuffyMeh/status/479263390771064832

Snort! Fake — but accurate.

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Update:

‘Washington Butthurt’: Idea for a #NewRedskinsName? Better clear it with these guys first [pic]

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Related:

Twitchy coverage of the Washington Red— er, football team

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