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The U.S. solicitor general’s petition in a trademark dispute over the mark “FUCT.”

A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said the First Amendment prohibits the U.S. government from denying intellectual property protection to “immoral” or “scandalous” trademarks, such as the name of the clothing line “FUCT” that was in the case before the justices.

Tony Mauro

Tony Mauro, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. A lead writer for ALM's Supreme Court Brief, Tony focuses on the court's history and traditions, appellate advocacy and the SCOTUS cases that matter most to business litigators. Contact him at tmauro@alm.com. On Twitter: @Tonymauro

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