Even Before Slants, Offensive TM Ban Always An Awkward Fit

By Bill Donahue (June 20, 2017, 8:58 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down the federal government's ban on offensive trademark registrations in a case involving rock band The Slants highlights just how little the provision fit into the overall confusion-preventing goals of the Lanham Act — and probably doomed similar rules, experts say....

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