Tag Archives: Dykes On Bikes

Dykes On Bikes Celebrates Supreme Court’s Ruling That Banning “Disparaging” Trademarks Is Unconstitutional

Via press release: San Francisco “Dykes on Bikes” is celebrating Monday’s unanimous 8-0 United States Supreme Court Trademark decision, in which the Court found it unconstitutional to prohibit registration of a trademark by the United States Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) based on what some may consider “disparaging language.” The organization was able to trademark its name after a 4-year battle all ...

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Dykes On Bikes® Wins Trademark Case

The U.S. Supreme Court today turned away a challenge to the trademark application by Dykes On Bikes, the traditional lead group at gay pride parades nationwide. The trademark was challenged by a men’s rights advocacy lawyer who claimed the term denigrated men and was “scandalous and immoral” – grounds for denying a trademark. Dykes On Bikes applied for a trademark ...

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