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Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

The Supreme Court says the government can't refuse to register trademarks that are considered offensive......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 19th, 2017

Is partisan gerrymandering unconstitutional?

THE Supreme Court will hear a case in the autumn that puts a new spin on an old scourge: partisan gerrymandering. In recent years the justices have cracked down on electoral districts drawn by politicians along.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistJun 22nd, 2017

The Supreme Court says offensive trademarks are protected speech

“HATE speech”, activists on college campuses like to say, “is not free speech”. Ted Wheeler, the mayor of Portland, Oregon, made the point last month in reference to a man who uttered anti-Musl.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistJun 21st, 2017

Supreme Court: "Offensive" Trademarks Are Protected by Free Speech

The ruling strikes down part of a 71-year-old law that banned 'disparaging' terms from being trademarked......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 20th, 2017

Supreme Court rules that offensive trademarks, like the Washington Redskins, are legal

Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 19th, 2017

Supreme Court sides with band the Slants and strikes down law banning offensive trademarks

The Supreme Court extended trademark prote.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 19th, 2017

Supreme Court upholds offensive trademarks as form of free speech

The ruling is a .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 19th, 2017

Supreme Court Takes Up Case That Could Affect Redskins Trademark

The court decided to review a lower court decision that found the government could not deny trademarks because of an offensive name. The court decided to review a lower court decision that found the government could not deny trademarks because of an.....»»

Category: topSource: nprSep 29th, 2016

ISIS blows Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became "caliph"; blames US

The destruction of two of Mosul's best-known landmarks comes on the fourth day of an Iraqi offensive.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 22nd, 2017

Trademark Ruling Helps Redskins, Other Teams, Defend Controversial Nicknames

When the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government violated the First Amendment by refusing to register trademarks that officials consider disparaging, it greatly helped the efforts of the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Apple says Qualcomm’s business model violates patent law

Apple Inc. broadened its legal offensive against Qualcomm Inc. on Tuesday, arguing in a court filing that some of the chip supplier’s patents were invalid and that its business model violates patent law......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2017

YouTube Ad Uproar Splits Marketers

Google’s YouTube has made strides in bringing advertisers back to the site after a backlash over ads appearing alongside offensive videos. But many prominent holdouts remain, signaling that the crisis isn’t over yet......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 20th, 2017

Philippines launches offensive against Islamist militants, hoping to finish battle by end of Muslim holy month

Thomson ReutersMARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Philippine aircraft bombed rebel positions and ground troops launched a renewed push against Islamist militants holed up in a southern city on Tuesday, with the aim was to wrap up the fig.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 20th, 2017

Supreme Court rules the Slants may trademark their name, striking down law banning offensive terms

The Supreme Court extended trademark prote.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 19th, 2017

Supreme Court Protects Redskin Trademark, But Not Broadcasts

Today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, that even trademarks which are racially disparaging are pro.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 19th, 2017

Backlash to Botched Ads Erupts Faster Than Ever

Advertisers are increasingly facing extreme backlash when their advertising messages are considered offensive or appear alongside objectionable content—missteps that can quickly blow up into a public-relations nightmare......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 19th, 2017

Russia renewed 6 Trump trademarks while interfering in the 2016 election — 4 were approved on Election Day

Adam Berry/Getty Images A New York Times investigation found that Russia renewed 6 Trump trademarks in 2016 The trademarks were approved for renewal while Russia was actively meddling in the US election Trump has repeatedly said he ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2017

Russia Renewed Unused Trump Trademarks on U.S. Election Day

Trump has repeatedly claimed he has no business interests in the country. In late 2016 Russia's trademark agency, headed by an ally of Russian president Vladimir Putin, approved the ex.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 18th, 2017

Russia renewed unused Trump trademarks in 2016

Russian govt also granted extensions to six trademarks for Mr Trump that had been set to expire.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 18th, 2017

Hedge fund called "greedy bastards" by Whole Foods CEO would make $300 million on sale

(Editor's Note: please be advised that headline and paragraph 7 contain language that some readers may find offensive).....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 16th, 2017

Republicans Go On Offensive Against Mueller; Call For "Special Counsel" To Investigate AG Lynch

Last night, after Trump launched yet another.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 16th, 2017