Trademark News & Screw-ups VICTORY: US Patent and Trademark Office APPROVES Stop the Islamization of America trademark

While it's great to see that after the "Slants" decision of the U.S. Supreme Court other trademark owners may register trademarks that were previously considered "disparaging," it's never a good idea to draw the world's attention to a potentially scandalous trademark just before it's about to be published for opposition. It's just asking for trouble. When the Trademarks Office sends you a notice that your trademark application is about to be published for opposition, the best strategy is just to lay low and wait for the opposition period to quietly lapse. THEN, after it lapses and your trademark application is allowed, this is when you go to the press and celebrate.

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