After the Florida Bar changed its rule on credit card fees, an attorney reached out to me still worried about whether lawyers in Florida could lawfully pass on the costs associated with accepting plastic. His concern stemmed from one of Florida’s consumer laws—a “no surcharge” law—that purported to prevent nearlyContinue reading
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Hate Speech and Porn Trademarks?
Updated: December 15, 2017, to reflect the decision of In re Brunetti, 877 F.3d 1330 (Fed. Cir. 2017). Updated: June 24, 2019, to reflect the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Iancu v. Brunetti, __ U.S. __ (2019). Supreme Court invalidated “disparagement” section of trademark statute based on freeContinue reading