“The Washington Commanders announced Tuesday they will change their just-unveiled crest logo to reflect the seasons that the team won the Super Bowl instead of the year the game took place after facing heavy criticism of the design from local football fans.

Previously, Washington listed the year in which the team’s Super Bowl victories took place. So, for example, the crest had ‘1992’ on it rather than 1991. But the logo drew a wave of backlash, with many pointing out that the squad is referred to as the 1991 Redskins to match the 1991 regular season.”

Director Monica Riva Talley was quoted in the article “Commanders Changing Crest To Calm Criticism,” published by The Washington Times, about how this change relates to trademark applications. Click the link below to read the full article.

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