Professor Volokh Cited in Fortune on Court Ruling That Says U.S. Trademark Office Cannot Protect Against Offensive Brand Names

January 5, 2016 – Professor Eugene Volokh was cited in a Fortune article that discussed a recent court ruling, which established that any protection provided by the U.S. Trademark Office against offensive brand names violates the First Amendment.

According to Fortune: As law professor Eugene Volokh notes, the First Amendment argument is a strong one, and the Supreme Court would likely hear the case since it involves striking down a federal statute.