Activists May Use Their Targets' Trademarks

Activists May Use Their Targets' Trademarks: "lee1 writes 'Sometimes political activists use a company's trademark as part of a campaign to embarrass it or call attention to an issue. And sometimes the company sues, claiming that they own the mark and its satirical use is prohibited. Now a Utah court has ruled that such suits must fail because the parodic use of the mark is not commercial and is a form of protected speech.'

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