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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III scrambles against the Philadelphia Eagles’ defense during the second half of their NFL football game in Landover, Maryland in this file photo from September 9, 2013. 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. (REUTERS: Gary Cameron/Files)

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U.S. Patent Office cancels trademarks of NFL’s Redskins

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled trademarks of the National Football League’s Washington Redskins because they disparage Native Americans, the agency said on Wednesday.

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