What’s Wrong with the Redskins - The New Yorker

What’s Wrong with the Redskins - The New Yorker

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In a country with such a strong commitment to free speech that even hate speech is constitutionally protected, the disparaging-trademarks provision is an anomaly.

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2016-06-26 18:22:30

Rules about offensive trademarks are long-standing and widespread in the IP jurisprudence http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=603233 … #IndigenousIP

2016-06-26 21:16:24

In Eldred v Ashcroft, #SCOTUS was not keen on 1st amendment challenges to IP. Cf ://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/whats-wrong-with-the-redskins?intcid=mod-latest …

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