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“Disparaging Trademarks and Free Speech”

The rules have led the agency to reject applications for the name of a rooster-shaped lollipop for having a “vulgar meaning” and “Stop the Islamisation of America” by activist Pamela Geller because it may disparage religious practitioners. Anyone who says anything perceived to be “offensive” to protected classes is fair game now. Washington Redskins, Disparaging…

Offensive Government: SIOA Trademark Application —-> Washington Redskins Ruling

In a bombshell decision this morning, the USPTO cancelled the Washington Redskins’ trademark registrations. According to Forbes Magazine, the Redskins are the third most valuable franchise in the NFL, behind the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots, and were valued at approximately $1.6 billion as of 2013. They have also broken the NFL’s mark for…

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