Insights: In the News Kilpatrick Townsend's Ted Davis Quoted by World Trademark Review re: “’A Steep Uphill Battle’: Experts Pessimistic Over USPTO Bid for U-Turn on Scandalous Marks”

The USPTO has filed a petition for a rehearing en banc in In re: Brunetti, a decision it contends “invalidates a century-old provision of federal trademark law that renders trademarks containing ‘scandalous’ and ‘immoral’ matter ineligible for the benefits of federal registration”. The bid to maintain a ban on scandalous marks is one that practitioners will keenly follow. Kilpatrick Townsend's Ted Davis was quoted by World Trademark Review regarding the petition. To view the article, please click here.

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