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AFTER DECADES OF PRESSURE TO DISCONTINUE THE USE OF THE CHIEF WAHOO LOGO, THE CLEVELAND INDIANS ANNOUNCED THEY WILL CEASE USE ON PLAYER UNIFORMS

The Cleveland Indians recently announced they will stop using the Chief Wahoo logo on player uniforms and limit the use of the logo as to preserve federal trademark rights, as the logo is considered to be offensive to many Native Americans. To learn...

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CLEVELAND INDIANS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF CHIEF WAHOO ON PLAYER UNIFORMS; LIMITED USE OF THE LOGO TO CONTINUE IN ORDER TO PRESERVE FEDERAL TRADEMARK RIGHTS

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WASHINGTON REDSKINS’ US TRADEMARK REGISTRATIONS REINSTATED BY THE FOURTH CIRCUIT

On January 18, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reinstated the Washington Redskins’ federal trademark registrations originally cancelled by the Trademark Trials and Appeals Board (“TTAB”) in 2014 in light of the Supreme...

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Ladas Attorneys Have Been Selected as World’s Leading Trademark Professionals in the 2018 Edition of WTR 1000

Ladas attorneys Dennis Prahl, Bharati Bakshani, Ralph Cathcart and Lanning Bryer were selected as World’s Leading Trademark Professionals in the 2018 Edition of the WTR 1000 by World Trademark Review. The World Trademark Review described Ladas...

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ARTICLE: “GENERIC TOP LEVEL DOMAINS MAY NOT BE GENERIC” NOW AVAILABLE IN OUR EDUCATION CENTER

An article by Matthew Asbell and John Heinbockel entitled, “Generic Top Level Domains May Not Be Generic,” that first appeared in the World Trademark Review (WTR) is now available in our Education...

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GENERIC TOP LEVEL DOMAINS MAY NOT BE GENERIC

In a ruling that could have implications for applicants seeking trademark registration for domain names comprised primarily of descriptive or generic wording, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has overturned a finding by the...

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