the patent office doesn't have the right to cancel a trademark as long as the team as paid and continued to pay for the trademarking.
I guarantee if you look more into this the Obama administration or harry reid has pressured someone in the patent office to do it.
redskins will fight this an win just like they have all the other times before.
Likewise, Redskin is in the same type of of segregationist social framework as reservations and "Indian Status". It's all part of a package even if the group willingly participates.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK