Offensive trademarks: can they be registered in Canada and the US?
Canada has a prohibition against the adoption of “scandalous, obscene or immoral” marks, which is arguably similar to the US provision. The In re Simon Shiao Tam decision raises an interesting question as to how Canadian courts would respond to arguments that the prohibition against such offensive marks is unlawful.
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