Category: Intellectual Property

Supreme Court Says Prohibition Against Scandalous Trademarks Violates First Amendment

On June 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling holding that the Lanham’s Acts provisions preventing the registration of trademarks that are immoral or scandalous violates the First Amendment. In Iancu v. Brunetti, the Supreme Court specifically directed the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to allow the registration of the term FUCT for […]

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