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U.S. patent office cancels Redskins trademark registration, says name is disparaging
Washington Post ^ | June 18, 2014 | Theresa Vargas

Posted on 06/18/2014 7:56:02 AM PDT by QT3.14

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the Washington Redskins trademark registration, calling the football team’s name “disparaging to Native Americans.”

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


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1 posted on 06/18/2014 7:56:02 AM PDT by QT3.14
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Harry Reid Strikes Again !!!!!!!


2 posted on 06/18/2014 7:57:26 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: QT3.14

NOW we see what all this noise was about: Setting a precedent for serious violations of First Amendment rights, as usual.


3 posted on 06/18/2014 7:57:38 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (ObamaCare IS Medicaid: They'll pull a sheet over your head and send you the bill.)
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4 posted on 06/18/2014 7:58:36 AM PDT by Rio (Proud resident of the State of Jefferson)
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To: QT3.14

Dan Snyder should change his team’s name to ‘Fightin’ Whiteys’.


5 posted on 06/18/2014 7:59:54 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: QT3.14

Change the name to the Washington Wankers.


6 posted on 06/18/2014 8:00:08 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Rio

I have been telling the wife unit we need to find an old cigar store Indian and put it on the porch.


7 posted on 06/18/2014 8:00:12 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: QT3.14; Admin Moderator

Third post of the same article, maybe fourth?


8 posted on 06/18/2014 8:00:24 AM PDT by jiggyboy
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To: QT3.14

THIS OPPRESSIVE GOVERNMENT MUST CEASE AND DESIST!! Who us going to stop this?????


9 posted on 06/18/2014 8:00:30 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: QT3.14

http://freerepublic.com/focus/search?m=all;o=time;q=quick;s=U.S.%20patent%20office%20cancels%20Redskins%20trademark%20registration%2C%20says%20name%20is%20disparaging


10 posted on 06/18/2014 8:01:06 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: QT3.14

Since when does someone have the right to not be offended?

This PC BS is against everything we were founded on.


11 posted on 06/18/2014 8:02:11 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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OK. Then we need an official list of what’s “offensive”. The government has to publish a list of words that are “offensive” and not permitted. Starting with the “N word” and including watermelon and banana. Then we’ll know what to use and what not to use.

The list should be posted on a government website. New words will be added all the time, of course, but then new words must have an effective date, so we can eradicate all traces of the newly bad word in time to avoid the penalty and the irs audit.

It’s only fair! The way it is now, the poor unsuspecting person doesn’t know if the word he is about to say is banned. Why I remember when “Black” was the word to use. But then all of a sudden jesse jackson and his crowd started damning people who said “Black.” We were supposed to say “African-American.” Well we didn’t know. They changed the rules on us without telling us.

Also, I need to know if it’s a crime to say “I was out in the sun all day and I have red skin.” Is that a crime or not?

The list can include who is exempted. For example, certain people are exempted from the penalties for saying “watermelon.” Only White people get fired for saying that. Better put it on the list.

Is “you look nice” going to be on the list? I want to know, because if a guy says it to a woman at work he can have his a$$ reamed for sexual harassment.

I was just at the grocery store and saw some Redskin Potatoes. I wondered if someone was going to call the police so they could confiscate the whole batch and arrest the store owner, the farmers, and all people who bought them.


12 posted on 06/18/2014 8:02:37 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: QT3.14

So, five people can have a whole trademark rejected? So, can we get the Nation of Islam’s trademarks rejected?


13 posted on 06/18/2014 8:03:00 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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14 posted on 06/18/2014 8:03:35 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: QT3.14

The Washington Redskins franchise is going to be hounded until they cave and change the name.

Those opposed to the name/logo/trademark have tasted blood [support from various governmental entities]. They will pursue this relentlessly. That is how they operate. As soon as they get what they want, they will find something else to be offended by.

Regrettably, the question is no longer ‘will the Redskins management concede’ but ‘when will the Redskins management concede?’

The PC crowd, all 5 of them in this case, win.


15 posted on 06/18/2014 8:04:15 AM PDT by TomGuy
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Satirist Dan McCall battles Hillary Clinton PAC over “Ready for Oligarchy” design [IMAGES]
Earlier this year, Sauk Rapids satirist Dan McCall won a legal victory over the federal government after National Security Agency reps tried to get online retailers to stop selling shirts emblazoned with the the agency’s seal and slogans like this: “The NSA: The only part of government that actually listens.”

The NSA essentially claimed their logo is copyrighted and couldn’t be used without permission, an argument that didn’t pass muster in light of the First Amendment’s protection of satire. Now, a pro-Hillary Clinton group is making a version of that same argument to once again get McCall’s products pulled from stores. (McCall also sells his shirts on his own site, LibertyManiacs.com.)

http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2014/06/satirist_dan_mccall_battles_hillary_clinton_pac_over_ready_for_oligarchy_design_images.php
Leftists always want to ban things they don’t approve of.


16 posted on 06/18/2014 8:04:37 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: QT3.14

.... Heck .... I’m not saying that this is censorship .... but this is censorship!!! .... and the start of a trend. What about the Atlanta Braves and any trademark reference to “Native American” culture? Heck .... why stop with “Native Americans” ... lets begin looking at all trademarks referencing any race, culture, religion, gender .... etc etc etc.


17 posted on 06/18/2014 8:04:37 AM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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SCOTUS


18 posted on 06/18/2014 8:04:48 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: QT3.14

So the patent office has gone political too. The IRS and most every governmental agency needs a cleansing.


19 posted on 06/18/2014 8:04:53 AM PDT by boycott
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To: tgusa

I’ll take it. Heck, ‘Fighting Irish’ never bothered us Micks as far as I know I guess its because we remember our positive attributes and we appreciate the USA, having assimilated, and all


20 posted on 06/18/2014 8:05:59 AM PDT by stanne
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To: QT3.14

Done to keep others in line ,If you do not Obey Obama Admin this could happen to you


21 posted on 06/18/2014 8:06:14 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: QT3.14

Does this mean I can’t buy Redskin Potatoes anymore?


22 posted on 06/18/2014 8:06:28 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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23 posted on 06/18/2014 8:06:35 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Resolute Conservative
I have been telling the wife unit we need to find an old cigar store Indian and put it on the porch.

You could put it alongside a wrought iron lawn jockey and probably end up on the national news.
24 posted on 06/18/2014 8:07:33 AM PDT by TomGuy
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Dan Snyder should change his team’s name to ‘Fightin’ Whiteys’

Been wondering about all those 301 area code calls I've been getting lately.

25 posted on 06/18/2014 8:08:07 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: I want the USA back
New words will be added all the time, of course, but then new words must have an effective date, so we can eradicate all traces of the newly bad word in time to avoid the penalty and the irs audit.

This is right out of "1984" and Winston Smith rewriting history to make it keep up with political desires. Obama and his administration flacks MUST BE IMPEACHED! Do it now!!

26 posted on 06/18/2014 8:08:18 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: QT3.14

Absurdity at it’s finest...


27 posted on 06/18/2014 8:08:23 AM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: stanne

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=fighting+whities&qpvt=fighting+whities&FORM=IGRE


28 posted on 06/18/2014 8:08:53 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: Resolute Conservative
right next to the negro lawn jockey?


29 posted on 06/18/2014 8:08:58 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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;-)


30 posted on 06/18/2014 8:10:29 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: QT3.14

:: The United States Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the Washington Redskins trademark registration ::

How far back does this trademark patent go?

Where does The Office find it’s prerogative to summarily rescind the previous actions of a Ptent Board long since deceased?


31 posted on 06/18/2014 8:10:43 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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I have one. He has on a yellow vest and red pants.


32 posted on 06/18/2014 8:11:53 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: QT3.14

We live in a violent and dangerous world, and these clowns get worked up about this minutiae. Stark raving insane.


33 posted on 06/18/2014 8:12:11 AM PDT by afsnco
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To: molson209

Washington Partisans or Washington Pork would be good nicknames.


34 posted on 06/18/2014 8:12:43 AM PDT by cdga5for4
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35 posted on 06/18/2014 8:13:54 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: QT3.14
Hey, isn't communism wonderful? Just what King Obama wanted, hope and change. From freedom to suppression. From a robust economy to a third world population that so far still kept a pot to piss in.

Hey, miss Romney yet. None of this shi! would be happening.

36 posted on 06/18/2014 8:13:56 AM PDT by Logical me
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37 posted on 06/18/2014 8:14:19 AM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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