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Supreme Court Argument in the "Scandalous Trademarks" Case Wasn't So Funny

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Apr 15, 2019 12:03 PM 4+ day ago

Supreme Court Argument in the Scandalous Trademarks Case Wasnt So Funny

Supreme Court Argument in the "Scandalous Trademarks" Case Wasn't So Funny

FUCT may be fuct. Two years ago in the Tam case, the Supreme Court struck down the Lanham Act's "disparaging trademarks" provision, but the justices seem less likely to erase the "scandalous trademarks" prohibition now - at least as far as one can tell from this morning's argument in Iancu v. Brunetti.

That's because racial slurs and other offensive phrases necessarily have a viewpoint - on the basis of which the First Amendment doesn't allow the government to discriminate - but swear words can be just a "mode of expression." At the same time, the "scandalous" mark restriction is so broad that the government is asking the Court to either accept its benevolent assurances or narrow ...

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