Journal Article

US TTAB bars registration of the mark A-HOLE PATROL on the ground that the mark is immoral or scandalous

Linda K. McLeod and Stephanie H. Bald

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 4, issue 7, pages 463-464
Published in print July 2009 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online July 2009 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpp082
US TTAB bars registration of the mark A-HOLE PATROL on the ground that the mark is immoral or scandalous

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The US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (‘TTAB’) affirmed the refusal to register the mark A-HOLE PATROL for an online social club that screens offensive and inappropriate material submitted by users on the ground that the mark consists of immoral or scandalous matter.

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Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

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