Supreme Court rules band may trademark its name, strikes down law banning offensive terms


WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court extended trademark protection on Monday to words and names that may be offensive, ruling 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…


Supreme Court rules band may trademark its name, strikes down law banning offensive terms
Supreme Court rules band may trademark its name, strikes down law banning offensive terms

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