Washington Football Team denied trademark request for current name by U.S. Patent Office, per report
Dan Snyder is finding it difficult to rename his team Off of the field, things aren't exactly going well for the NFL team located in the nation's capital. While the franchise is looking to continue improving in Year 2 with head coach Ron Rivera on the sideline, it's been wrought with controversy outside the lines -- one major issue being its name.
The Washington Football Team’s request for a trademark was denied after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office found a similar trademark already exists. The trademark “Washington Football Club,” which was granted to Philip McCaulay of Virginia in 2015, already exists and the office’s refusal cites the team’s use would likely cause “consumers [to] be confused, mistaken, or deceived as to the commercial source of the goods and/or services of the parties.”
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued an initial refusal of the trademark application for, “Washington Football Team,” according to a release that was shared on Twitter on Saturday morning by Josh Gerben, a specialist in trademark registration. The Washington Football Team has six months to respond to the rejection of the trademark.
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