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The Supreme Court Will Decide If This Band's Name Is Too Offensive To Be Trademarked

The frontman of The Slants doesn’t like the name of Washington’s NFL team. He thinks the term is “an inherent racial slur” that is demeaning to Native Americans. And yet Simon Tam, who is Asian American, is an unwilling ally of the team, if only legally. In separate cases, the two are battling the federal government over the cancellation of their trademarks under a federal law that forbids the registration of “disparaging” marks.
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