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Band vows to challenge ruling on ‘disparaging’ trademark

22-04-2015

Band vows to challenge ruling on ‘disparaging’ trademark

Photo: Sarah Giffrow (The Slants, pictured)

The founder of rock band The Slants has vowed to challenge a court ruling that backed the US Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) decision to reject a trademark application for the band’s name on the grounds that it was “disparaging”.


The Slants; USPTO; federal circuit; trademark application; Washington Redskins

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