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Federal Circuit Finds the Disparagement Provision of the Lanham Act Unconstitutional

This presentation provides information concerning the recent In re Tam case in which the Federal Circuit held that the disparagement provision of ยง2(a) of the Lanham Act is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment right of free speech. It also discusses the impact of this holding on the currently pending Redskins case. A copy of the presentation can be downloaded here.

In re tam presentation from Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett and Henry LLP