As the Washington Redskins contemplate what to call themselves for the 2020-2021 season and beyond, its in-house counsel will have to consider how the name change will impact sponsorships and merchandising of vintage jerseys.
The team announced Monday that it will be retiring the Redskins name and logo and is in the process of coming up with a new name. The team’s general counsel, Will Rawson, did not respond to a request for comment for this story. A spokesperson for the team said no one will be available to comment until the name-changing process is completed.
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