Episode 5 – Trademarking Vulgarity

S4 E5 – Trademarking Vulgarity 

In 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for a case in which no one dared utter the word at the heart of the dispute. Before that, Simon Tam registered his band name and made a memorial impact on trademark law. In this episode, we’ll explore disputes like these that explain whether or not trademarking immoral, scandalous, or disparaging material is permitted.