Supreme Court Strikes Down Law Barring Vulgar Trademarks

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Erik Brunetti, the owner of the clothing line FUCT, earlier this year. When the case was argued in April, a government lawyer told the justices that the term was “the equivalent of the past participle form of the paradigmatic profane word in our culture.”

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