Disparaging Trademarks: The Skin-ny on The Slants

Here’s my presentation to the Chicago Bar Association on April 6, 2016 on “Disparaging Trademarks: The Skin-ny on The Slants.”

In my talk, I explained how Section 2(a) works when the mark is considered disparaging of an identifiable group, how it was ruled unconstitutional in the recent en banc decision of the Federal Circuit in In Re Tam, and how it might affect the pending case over the Redskins logo in the 4th Circuit.

Disparaging Trademarks CBA Presentation



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