Judge to hold hearing on Redskins mark case
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MONDAY, JULY 21, 2003

A federal judge will hold a hearing Wednesday in the case over the Washington Redskins trademarks.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled the team's marks in response to a complaint by several Native activists. The office agreed that the Redskins logo was demeaning.

Pro Football Inc., the owners of the Redskins team, appealed the decision. Instead of going to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, however, the team chose to take a much slower route through the federal district court.

U.S. District Judge Kollar-Kotelly will hear arguments on motions for summary judgment filed by both sides. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. at the courthouse on 3rd and Constitution NW in Washington, D.C.

The case is Pro Football, Inc. v. Harjo, No. 99-1385.

Recent Decision:
Pro Football, Inc. v. Harjo (March 4, 2003)

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