The First Ever Teleconferenced Supreme Court Hearing

The U.S. Supreme Court held its first ever oral argument over teleconference, which was live-streamed to the public. The case was concerned with the registrability of’s name, even though simply added “.com” to the end of a common word. Following’s win in two U.S. District Courts, the USPTO petitioned the Supreme Court for review in US Patent and Trademark Office v. B.V. (Argued May 4, 2020).