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Supreme Court Strikes Down Rule Banning Offensive Trademarks

RTTNews Monday, 19 June 2017
A rule denying trademark protection for terms deemed to be offensive was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court in a ruling issued on Monday. The justices ruled that part of a federal law denying trademarks that disparage individuals, institutions, beliefs or national symbols violates the First Amendment.
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On Monday, the Supreme Court said that the government cannot refuse to register trademarks considered to be offensive. The ruling is a win for the Asian-American rock band called the Slants and it also offers a boost to the separate legal fight over the name of the Washington Redskins. According to...

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