U.S. Patent Office cancels trademarks of NFL's Washington Redskins

WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the federal trademarks for the National Football League's Washington Redskins, the agency said on Wednesday.
The trademarks were disparaging of Native Americans, the Patent Office said in a statement.
(Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Jim Loney)

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