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Disabuse Podcast - Episode 20: Matal v. Tam with guests, The Slants

10-14-2019

This episode features a conversation with Simon and Joe of the band The Slants, who won a United States Supreme Court case on free speech grounds in 2017. The Patent and Trademark Office had denied the band's trademark application, citing the Disparagement Clause of the Lanham Act. Their win struck the Disparagement Clause from trademark law and is a noteworthy victory for artists and champions of free expression.

Matal v. Tam, Oregon Encyclopedia article:

https://oregonencyclopedia.org/articles/matal-v-tam/#.XaSP22BKjIU

The Slants official website:

http://www.theslants.com/

All other music in this episode provided by Mason James:

https://store.cdbaby.com/Artist/MasonJames

http://masonjamesonline.com/

Supreme Court audio provided by Oyez:

https://www.oyez.org/cases/2016/15-1293

This podcast is supported by FREECH:

http://www.freech.zone/

 

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