LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Tina Kelly Gehres

SCOTUS RULING STRIKES DOWN BAN ON SCANDALOUS AND IMMORAL TRADEMARKS

For decades the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has refused to register trademarks consisting of words or symbols deemed “immoral’ or ‘scandalous’, in accordance with Section 2(a) of The Lanham Act. In recent weeks, however, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down this long-he

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For additional information on this ruling, see this National Law Journal article and to schedule a phone call with an attorney to discuss if further reach out to our skilled trademark and copyright attorneys at Gehres Law Group, P.C.

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