Bloomberg Law
July 13, 2020, 3:27 PMUpdated: July 14, 2020, 6:43 PM

Red Wolves, RedTails Trademarks Sought Before New Team Name (4)

Kyle Jahner
Kyle Jahner
IP Reporter

Although Washington’s NFL team hasn’t yet announced its new name, several trademark registration applicants have been trying to guess.

The team announced Monday it would change its name. Applicants have been registering names since the team announced July 3 it would review its use of “Redskins,” in hopes of securing potentially lucrative rights to the name the team wants.

The team appears determined to move quickly in the face of mounting pressure, sports law attorney Edward Schauder of Phillips Nizer LLP said. That means it’s probably already reaching out to possible rightsholders to explore the availability of various names, but ...

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