Uh, evidently:

Beg your pardon?

Via WaPo:

The landmark case, which appeared before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, was filed on behalf of five Native Americans. It was the second time such a case was filed.

Federal trademark law does not permit registration of trademarks that “may disparage” individuals or groups or “bring them into contempt or disrepute.” The ruling pertains to six different trademarks associated with the team, each containing the word “Redskin.”

Guess we’ll just have to stay tuned.

https://twitter.com/Matthops82/status/479264838690934785

Only a matter of time.

Worth noting:

Bureaucrats are just awesome at fixing things.

https://twitter.com/amandacarpenter/status/479263913251332097

https://twitter.com/Matthops82/status/479266179010134016

Speak for yourself! We know at least one person who’s thrilled about this:

Snort! Fake — but accurate.

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Update:

‘Washington Butthurt’: Idea for a #NewRedskinsName? Better clear it with these guys first [pic]

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Twitchy coverage of the Washington Red— er, football team