Supreme Court sides with band the Slants and strikes down law banning offensive trademarks


WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court extended trademark protection to words and names that may be offensive, ruling Monday that the First Amendment right to free speech allows an Asian-American band to call itself the Slants. The unanimous decision will also likely preserve the trademarked and controversial name of the Redskins, Washington’s NFL team. In recent years,…


Supreme Court sides with band the Slants and strikes down law banning offensive trademarks
Supreme Court sides with band the Slants and strikes down law banning offensive trademarks

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