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Capitol Communicator reports that Martin McCaulay filed 44 trademark claims to potential nicknames for the D.C.-based NFL team.

Martin McCaulay May Play Hardball with New Name for Washington’s NFL Team

by | Jul 15, 2020

When the Washington Redskins announced the team is retiring its controversial name, the path to trademarking the new name might be difficult thanks to one man’s “hobby,” reports the Miami Herald.

When whispers of a name change started in 2014, Martin McCaulay, a 61-year-old actuary who lives in Alexandria, Virginia, filed 44 trademark claims to potential nicknames for the D.C.-based team, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported.

It’s been five years since McCaulay took his “hobby” and created the website WashingtonAmericansFootball.com, patiently waiting for the day that it will pay out — something that might happen this time around, adds the post.

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