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Intellectual Property News

Posted on: Mar 24, 2016

By: Jeff Kosc, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff

A recent Federal Circuit case changed the landscape with regard to marks denied as offensive or disparaging.  Thomas Kern of Benesch provides analysis of the decision, and why the decision will result in registration for more “edgy” marks here.

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