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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at the Association of American Law School's annual meeting, Jan. 4, 2020. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at the Association of American Law School’s annual meeting, Jan. 4, 2020.

Companies using otherwise generic terms for their websites are eligible for trademark protection if the domain is distinct to the general public, according to the U.S. Supreme Court, which struck down a broad federal rule that blocked Booking.com from registering its mark.

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Nate Robson

Nate Robson is a Washington-based editor who co-heads the litigation desk for ALM Media. Contact him at nrobson@alm.com. On Twitter: @Nate_Robson1.

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