Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Philip J. Mause and Jeffrey J. Lopez were on the briefs for appellants.
Robert L. Raskopf and Sanford I. Weisburst were on the brief for appellee.
Opinion for the Court filed by Circuit Judge TATEL.
United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.
TATEL, Circuit Judge:
At bottom, this case concerns whether various trademarks related to the Washington Redskins football team disparage Native Americans within the meaning of the Lanham Trademark Act, § 2, 15 U.S.C. § 1052(a). But that question has since been overshadowed by the defense of laches, the basis on which the district court first entered judgment for the Redskins six years ago. We reversed that decision, finding that the district court had misapplied...
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