Brands Behaving Badly

Trademark Reporter, 2019

16 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2019

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Sonia Katyal

UC Berkeley; University of California, Berkeley - School of Law; University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Date Written: August 29, 2019

Abstract

This brief commentary succinctly analyzes the decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court in Matal v. Tam and Iancu v. Brunetti, and then challenges the reader to balance the importance of free speech in commerce against the value of diversity in society.

Keywords: trademarks, free speech

Suggested Citation

Katyal, Sonia and Katyal, Sonia and Katyal, Sonia, Brands Behaving Badly (August 29, 2019). Trademark Reporter, 2019, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3445092 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3445092

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University of California, Berkeley - School of Law ( email )

687 simon hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
United States

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law ( email )

687 simon hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
United States

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