Burying 2(a) at the CIPLA

Matal v. Tam was highly influential in the subsequent Supreme Court case Iancu v. Brunetti, which also overturned the provisions of the Lanham Act prohibiting the registration of “immoral” and “scandalous” trademarks on the same grounds. Mr. Coleman will speak about both of these cases, including his experience in the Tam case, and provide his insights regarding the future of registration of these types of controversial trademarks with the USPTO.

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