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LA Times Editorial says 'Redskins' issue isn't a matter for the government

The Los Angeles Times Editorial Board writes that the government should stay out of the Redskins name issue. "The legitimate mission of the Patent and Trademark Office is to regulate intellectual property rights by determining whether a name or symbol is original and distinctive. It shouldn't be in the business of choosing among trademarks on the basis of offensiveness. The 4th Circuit should recognize that fact and leave the debate over “Redskins” to the court of public opinion."

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