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Who Is Simon Tam?

Posted by Beckie Lombardi on Aug 7, 2017 10:20:15 AM

We are excited to feature  Simon Tam in our webinar, "The Slants - A Conversation with Simon Tam", on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. We will discuss his dedication to advocacy, his case,  and the road he took to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Simon Tam is an award-winning musician, author, entrepreneur, marketer, and social justice activist. He has performed, presented or keynoted at SXSW, Comic-Con, the Department of Defense, Stanford University, TEDx, and over 1,200 other events and venues across the globe. 

Best known as the founder and front man for the rock group, The Slants, it’s his landmark case against the United States Trademark Office (USTPO) that is currently generating waves across the legal landscape. 

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Topics: Simon Tam, Webinar

The Slants and the Supreme Court

Posted by Beckie Lombardi on Aug 3, 2017 1:42:00 PM

It’s taken eight years, but Simon Tam, the front man for the Asian-American band The Slants, has finally won the right to register his rock band’s name, and in the process, the case is reshaping trademark law.

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Topics: AppDetex, Simon Tam, Webinar