Ban on ‘scandalous’ trademarks is unconstitutional, says Fed Circuit

18-12-2017

Ban on ‘scandalous’ trademarks is unconstitutional, says Fed Circuit

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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that the Lanham Act’s ban on “scandalous and immoral” trademarks is unconstitutional, in a decision handed down late last week.


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