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Prohibiting registration of marks as ‘immoral’ or ‘scandalous’ against free speech: USSC

The United States Supreme Court recently struck down provisions in federal law prohibiting registration of trademarks on the grounds of being ‘immoral’ or ‘scandalous’ as violation of free speech rights. “The statute, on its face, dis­tinguishes between two opposed sets … Continue reading

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US SC lays framework on party’s standing to sue for false advertisement under Lanham Act

The United States Supreme Court clarified that the appropriate analytical framework for determining a party’s standing to maintain an action for false advertising under the Lanham Act extends to those who fall with­in the ‘zone of interests’ protected by that … Continue reading

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