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USPTO Again Cancels Washington NFL Team Trademark Registrations

The US Patent and Trademark Office has once again cancelled the federal registration of the Washington NFL team’s name and related trademarks. In Blackhorse v. Pro Football, the agency found for the second time that the term “Redskin” is disparaging … Continue reading

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Wash. Post Columnist Robert McCartney Echoes IP Clinic Students’ Criticisms of Poll

Wash. Post Columnist Robert McCartney Echoes IP Clinic Students’ Criticisms of Poll In a column published in February, Post Local columnist Robert McCartney calls for a new poll to discern the opinions of Native Americans regarding the Washington NFL team’s … Continue reading

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Power to the People! Five Reasons Fair Use Best Practices are Changing the World

Power to the People! Five Reasons Fair Use Best Practices are Changing the World As part of #CopyrightWeek, a guest blog post by professor Peter Jaszi, practitioner-in-residence Brandon Butler, and AU professor Patricia Aufderheide on the power of fair use … Continue reading

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IP Clinic Students Prepare Filing for ARL, Urging Accessible E-Readers

IP Clinic Students Prepare Filing for ARL, Urging Accessible E-Readers.  See ARL’s news report, linked above, for details on a filing prepared by one of our IP Clinic policy teams, urging the Federal Communications Commission to enforce its rules requiring … Continue reading

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