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trademark protection can be refused to brands that the federal government finds vulgar or lewd.The case involves a decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to deny trademark registration to a clothing line called FUCT.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit struck down the century-old ban on protecting “scandalous” and “immoral” trademarks as a First Amendment violation, and the Department of Justice wants the Supreme Court to reverse the decision.

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