Meanwhile, a group of Native Americans successfully petitioned the PTO to cancel the Washington Redskins trademark registrations on the ground that the word REDSKINS was disparaging
, and the team appealed, also on the ground that the may disparage provision violated the First Amendment.
6) The trademark examiner from the PTO refused to register Tam's mark because persons of Asian descent could find the mark disparaging
, therefore causing the mark to be barred under section 2(a) of the Lanham Act.
scandalous and disparaging
trademarks are valid absent section 2(a)
We decide, based on the evidence properly before us, that these registrations must be cancelled because they were disparaging
to Native Americans at the respective times they were registered," the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board wrote in its opinion.
Montevideo: Uruguay's President Jose Mujica was left red-faced Thursday after disparaging
remarks apparently aimed at Argentine counterpart Cristina Kirchner and her late husband were picked up by an open microphone.
To this I can only repeat - how appallingly insulting and disparaging
to our people.
The Ministry said in a statement that Merimi was relieved of his duties after disparaging
a member of the government, adding that such an action "represents a violation of the duty of confidentiality which is required in the State's civil servants and agents.
The lyrics, by virtue of its wide appeal, condemnation, excoriation, disparaging
or defamatory statements by the defendants about the plaintiff are destined to do irreparable harm to the plaintiff," TMZ.
Jackson has posted videos on YouTube, where she speaks in a disparaging
and threatening tone about Irving.
Ijaz also made disparaging
remarks on the match-fixing issue against some senators and he has to explain his position and defend himself," Mashadi said.
Suffice to say, Terry Wogan was suitably disparaging
of Spain's bizarre effort, which still accrued about 50 points more that the UK's haul.
The fact that a $76 billion market leader is attacking and disparaging
a $3 million startup offering a technological innovation simply validates Ultreo's acceptance by the marketplace," Ultreo CEO Jack Gallagher said in a statement.