Professor Volokh Cited in Richmond Times-Dispatch Column on Trademark and the First Amendment

June 2, 2014 -- Professor Eugene Volokh is cited in a Richmond Times-Dispatch column on trademark and the First Amendment.

On his blog, UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh gently criticized the outcome of the Islam case.

He argued that the realm of federal trademark registration really is a “limited public forum” where the First Amendment applies. He contended it is unconstitutional under the First Amendment to discriminate on the basis of viewpoints by registering trademarks that laud religions but not ones that disparage religions.

Read the entire column.