Supreme Court upholds offensive trademarks as form of free speech

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal trademarks can be registered in most cases even if they are considered derogatory. The decision was a victory for an Asian American dance rock band dubbed The Slants — and, in all likelihood, …The Slants Win Supreme Court Battle Over Band’s Name In Trademark Dispute ..

Supreme Court strikes down law blocking disparaging trademarks

CNNWashington (CNN) The Supreme Court struck down part of a federal law that denies trademark protection of terms that disparage living or dead. The ruling could benefit the NFL’s Washington Redskins, whose trademark was canceled based on the same law … ..

Supreme Court rules government can’t refuse disparaging trademarks

ESPNWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Redskins in their legal fight over the team name. The justices ruled that the 71-year-old trademark law barring …US Supreme Court won’t hear Ohio voting case ..

Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

The Mercury NewsIn this Sept. 18, 2016 file photo, a Washington Redskins helmet is seen on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. The Supreme Court on Monday, June 19, 2017, struck down part of a law US Supreme Court says government can’t refuse trademarks for offensive names ..

Federal appeals court upholds freeze on Trump’s travel ban

Washington PostA West Coast federal appeals court upheld the freeze on President Trump’s travel ban Monday, declaring that Trump had exceeded his lawful authority in suspending the issuance of visas to residents of six Muslim majority countries and suspending the U.S Ninth Circuit upholds block on Trump’s travel ban ..