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Intellectual Property Litigation: 9th Cir. Cases Address Balance Between Trademark Protection, Free Speech

May 14, 2019 Download PDF

Litigation partners Lewis Clayton and Eric Stone’s latest intellectual property litigation column, “9th Cir. Cases Address Balance Between Trademark Protection, Free Speech,” appeared in the May 8 issue of the New York Law Journal. The authors discuss cases within the Ninth Circuit that grapple with when a trademark owner’s right to enforce its mark against misleading suggestions of origin “must give way to expressive speech protected by the First Amendment.” Litigation associate Michael Milea assisted in the preparation of this article.

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