REDSKINS Trademark Registrations Still Canceled After Appeal to Federal Court

by Phillip Barengolts, Partner,  Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP Today, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has upheld an administrative ruling that canceled federal trademark registrations for the REDSKINS nickname of the Washington football team despite the team’s constitutional and other challenges. Pro-Football, Inc. v.…
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Three Real Estate Developers Sentenced to Prison for their Roles in $27.8 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Three Miami real estate developers were sentenced to prison terms today for their roles in a mortgage fraud scheme that caused losses of $ million. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer of the Southern District of Florida, Special Agent in…
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NEWSEUM’S DISPLAY GOES DARK TO RAISE AWARENESS OF THE THREATS TO JOURNALIST

JOURNALISTS MEMORIAL REDEDICATED WITH NAMES OF 14 JOURNALISTS KILLED IN 2014 WASHINGTON — This morning, for the first time in the Newseum’s seven-year history on Pennsylvania Avenue, no newspapers will be displayed in the Today’s Front Pages exhibit inside the Newseum, outside the building on Pennsylvania Avenue or online at…
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