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June 19, 2017In the News

DeMarte quoted in “Industry Reaction to SCOTUS First Amendment Decision in Matal v. Tam”

IP Watchdog

Michael Best Partner Luke DeMarte was quoted in IP Watchdog’s article, “Industry Reaction to SCOTUS First Amendment Decision in Matal v. Tam” on June 19, 2017.

“On Monday, June 19, 2017, the United States Supreme Court delivered its decision in Matal v. Tam. the trademark case that asks whether a disparaging trademark can be federally registered. The Court explained that the disparagement clause violates the free speech clause of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. What follows reaction to this newest Supreme Court trademark and First Amendment decision from a distinguished panel of industry experts.”

To read the entire IP Watchdog article, click here.

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