06/27/14 11:21 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Eight former NFL football players are suing the National Football League after they claim it illegally supplied painkillers to players to keep them in the game without telling them the severity of their injuries or the side effects of the medications....
By Sean Lengell | 06/25/14 12:09 PM
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an Internet startup can't redistribute television programs from the airwaves to subscribers to watch on portable devices without the company paying the TV networks.
By Byron York | 06/23/14 06:14 AM
Law professor Jonathan Turley questions the U.S. Patent Office's decision to rescind trademark protection for the Washington Redskins.
By Paul Bedard | 06/18/14 11:50 AM
In what some see as the first step to forcing the Washington Redskins football team to change their name, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday cancelled six federal trademarks of the team name because it's “disparaging” to Native Americans. “Petitioners have shown by a...
By Associated Press | 06/18/14 09:23 AM
The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/16/14 07:08 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen he is “promoting a racial slur,” by retaining the team name. Reid sent a letter to Allen to reject his invitation to attend a Redskins game. Reid, whose state includes 27 Native American tribes,...
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