The Redskins’ trademark troubles are on today’s cover


The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins’ federal trademarks must be canceled, finding the team’s name  “disparaging of Native Americans.” Owner Dan Snyder, however, has pledged to “never” change the name. What does the trademark ruling mean for the team and its merchandising? And what can the Redskins do to move past this controversy?


Read the full story here.

And read Rick Snider’s take on transitioning to a new team name here.

Samantha Dean is a lover of books, random facts and inside jokes. A University of Florida grad, she has worked as a copy editor at The Wall Street Journal, The Dow Jones Newswires and Mashable. You can contact her at Samantha.Dean@washpost.com. Got any strong feelings about the Oxford comma?
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