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Federal Circuit pulls the plug on ‘disparaging’ trademark application

21-04-2015

Federal Circuit pulls the plug on ‘disparaging’ trademark application

Photo: Sarah Giffrow

A US appeals court has affirmed a decision from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that rejected a trademark application for the phrase ‘The Slants’ on the grounds that it was disparaging.


The Slants; USPTO; Federal Circuit; trademark application; music

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