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Wider Implications of the U.S. Patent Office Decision on the Washington Redskins

June 19, 2014

On Wednesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced it was canceling the Washington Redskins trademark registration. The plaintiffs, like many fans across the country, had argued the name was disparaging to Native Americans. Guest host Susan Page and a panel discuss what the ruling means for the team and evolving notions of what's offensive.

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