“GIVING OFFENSE IS A VIEWPOINT”: SUPREME COURT HOLDS IT IS VIEWPOINT DISCRIMINATION TO DENY TRADEMARK PROTECTION FOR ALLEGEDLY OFFENSIVE MARKS

By: David N. Ferrucci In a decision that is being heralded as a victory for First Amendment freedoms, the United States Supreme Court struck down the so-called disparagement provision of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. §1052(a), on...

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