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US Supreme Court rules rock band can call itself The Slants and offensive names can be trademarked


U.S. top court says law banning offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a law forbidding official registration of offensive trademarks unconstitutionally limits free speech in a case involving a band called..

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In a decision that could benefit the NFL's Washington Redskins, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a federal prohibition on disparaging trademarks as a constitutional violation in a major free..
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The Slants take case to trademark name to Supreme Court

the slants take case to trademark name to supreme court
Asian-American Rock band The Slants had their day in the Supreme Court on Wednesday as justices considered whether a law barring disparaging trademarks violates the band's free-speech rights.

U.S. Supreme Court hears dispute over offensive trademarks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared concerned about allowing federal trademarks for racial slurs in a case involving an Asian-American rock band called The Slants..

Supreme Court to decide if The Slants name is too offensive to be trademarked

Justices announced they would hear the case on Thursday

US band The Slants sues so it can trademark 'offensive' name

us band the slants sues so it can trademark 'offensive' name
An Asian-American band launches legal action to gain the right to trademark their name, that's seen as offensive to Asians.
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U.S. top court to hear dispute over trademark for band The Slants

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether a federal law barring trademarks on racial slurs violates free speech rights in a case involving an Oregon band called The Slants..

Denied trademark, U.S. rock band The Slants turns to First Amendment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An Asian-American band called The Slants urged a U.S. appeals court on Friday to strike down part of a federal law that has prevented it from trademarking its name, arguing that..

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