SCOTUS Holds Oral Arguments via Livestream Teleconference Due to COVID-19

    On May 4, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) heard oral arguments for the United States Patent and Trademark Office et al., Petitioners v. B.V. trademark dispute via a livestream teleconference for the first time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The dispute involves a question of whether “the addition by an online business of a generic top-level domain (‘.com’) to an otherwise generic term can create a protectable trademark.”

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