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SCOTUS to hear scandalous Brunetti trade mark case

Michael Loney, New York


The US Supreme Court now has five IP cases on its docket, after agreeing to hear the USPTO’s appeal of the case involving the FUCT mark

US SupremeCourt 3 Credit Joao FernandesThe US Supreme Court has granted cert to the USPTO’s petition in Iancu v Brunetti.

The question presented is: “Whether Section 1052(a)’s prohibition on the federal registration of ‘immoral’ or ‘scandalous’ marks is facially invalid under the Free Speech...


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