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SCOTUS Series: Iancu v. Brunetti 

April 15, 2019
5:00 - 6:00 | Grossman Hall
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Issue: Whether Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act’s prohibition on the federal registration of “immoral” or “scandalous” marks is facially invalid under the free speech clause of the First Amendment.

Speakers

  • Erik Brunetti
    Founder of FUCT, Respondent
  • John Sommer
    Counsel for Brunetti, Respondent
  • Caleb Trotter
    Amicus Curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation in support of Respondent
  • Ted Davis
    Amicus Curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of Neither Party
  • Ilya Shapiro
    Amici Curiae of the Cato Institute, et. al. in support of Respondent
  • Jeremy Feigelson
    Amicus Curiae of the International Trademark Association in support of Respondent
  • Christine Haight Farley
    American University Washington College of Law, Moderator

PIJIP'S SUPREME COURT SERIES

American University Washington College of Law regularly invites counsel of record and counsel for selected amici to offer post-argument reflections in intellectual property (and related) cases heard by the Supreme Court. These events are held on the afternoon of oral argument before the Court.