SCOTUS deems disparaging TM ban unconstitutional

19-06-2017

SCOTUS deems disparaging TM ban unconstitutional

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The US Supreme Court has deemed the government’s ban on disparaging trademarks unconstitutional, handing a win to rock band The Slants and overturning more than 70 years of legal practice.


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