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Slants take their trademark argument to U.S. Supreme Court

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Justices will hear oral arguments on the free speech issue at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, in Washington, D.C.


COURTESY PHOTO: THE SLANTS - The Slants, an Asian-American dance-rock band, are Yuya Matsuda, Ken Shima, Joe X. Jiang and Simon Tam (whose stage name is Simon Young). The band's free-speech case is being heard Jan. 18 by the U.S. Supreme Court.Portland's Asian rockers The Slants will get their day in court this month when the U.S. Supreme Court hears the band's trademark case.

Justices will hear oral arguments in the 'Lee v Tam' case at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, in Washington, D.C. The court agreed in late September to hear the case.



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