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The Slants win trademark case in the U.S. Supreme Court

The Slants, a Portland band that's essentially fought for its name over the objections of the U.S. Patent Office, has won a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows it to trademark the moniker. The Washington Post reports that the court ruled "the governm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2017

The Slants win trademark case in the U.S. Supreme Court

The Slants, a Portland band that's essentially fought for its name over the objections of the U.S. Patent Office, has won a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows it to trademark the moniker. The Washington Post reports that the court ruled "the governm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2017

A Review Of The Supreme Court"s Questions And Comments In "Slants" Case Indicates A Split Decision

An all Asian-American rock band has taken their trademark fight to the Supreme Court. An all Asian-American rock band has taken their trademark fight to the Supreme Court......»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 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 sides with band the Slants and strikes down law banning offensive trademarks

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

Category: topSource: latimesJun 19th, 2017

A Band Called The Slants Tests Supreme Court"s Commitment To Free Speech

A band called The Slants battles for the right to trademark its name. A band called The Slants battles for the right to trademark its name......»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 18th, 2017

Supreme Court Punts On Redskins Trademark And NCAA Athlete Pay Cases

A case concerning the ability college athletes to profit off of their names, images and likenesses will not be heard by the Supreme Court. Neither will a case regarding whether the Washington Redskins' trademark should have been revoked based on perceived.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 3rd, 2016

This Week In Sports Law: Redskins Trademark Update, Dez Bryant Settles, Concussions To SCOTUS?

This week in Sports Law covers a Supreme Court case that may influence the Washington Redskins' trademarks, Dez Bryant settling a distracting lawsuit, former NFL players seeking to have concussion litigation reviewed by the highest court, and more. .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 2nd, 2016

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

Supreme Court to decide if offensive names such as "Redskins" and "Slants" can be trademarked

The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to decide whether The Slants, an Asian American rock band from Portland, Ore., can trademark its name despite the government’s objection that it is an offensive term. This clash between free speech and trademark protec.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 29th, 2016

Bilkis Bano case: Gujarat to apprise SC on action against convicted cops

The Supreme Court today asked the Gujarat government to apprise it within four weeks whether any departmental action had been initiated or taken against the police officers whose conviction was uphe........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinessline14 hr. 54 min. ago

Nawaz Sharif and his brother tried to assassinate me twice, claims Zardari

Zardari has been hitting out at the Sharifs since the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers case on July 28 by a Supreme Court Bench.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 22nd, 2017

Big-box stores lose as Michigan Supreme Court drops tax case

The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal by a big-box retailer in a tax dispute in the Upper Peninsula, a brief but significant order that will have consequences for local governments around the state......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 20th, 2017

XXX stores planning to take their case to the Supreme Court

The city’s pornography industry is hoping to have its own Larry Flynt moment. After losing a 20-year legal battle with the city in June that outlawed most of the remaining XXX stores in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2017

The obscure Supreme Court case that decided tomatoes are vegetables

The obscure Supreme Court case that decided tomatoes are vegetables.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 18th, 2017

Supreme Court to Consider Microsoft Email Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether email providers have to comply with search warrants seeking customer messages if the data is stored outside the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 16th, 2017

Supreme Court will hear U.S.-Microsoft battle over emails

The Supreme Court agreed to hear the federal government's case against Microsoft, in which it seeks access .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 16th, 2017

Apple, Facebook, Google, Starbucks, and Others Urge Supreme Court to Take on Gay Rights Case

The case examines whether discrimination over an employee's sexual orientation is prohibited by the law......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 12th, 2017

Major Corporations Urge Supreme Court to Take Gay Rights Case

The companies are asking the high court to rule that federal employment discrimination law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcOct 11th, 2017

Heidelberg family dispute over distributor is finally over

The battle between siblings over the Heidelberg Distributing Co. is finally over after the Ohio Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the case. The three-year-long feud over control of the company between brother and sister Albert Vontz III.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

Top court may shield companies from human-rights suits

U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested they may bar victims of overseas atrocities from using a centuries-old law to sue corporations for complicity, as the court weighed a case stemming from Middle Eastern terrorism......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2017