"Today, the California State Supreme Court refused to hear a case involving the trademark, 'Dykes on Bikes.'
The US Patent Office awarded the 'Dykes on Bikes' trademark to a group of lesbian motorcycle riders named, "San Francisco Women's Motorcycle Contingent" back in 2005. The group had sought the trademark in 2003 after a clothing company was preparing to sell t-shirts with the famous phrase.
The Patent Office had originally denied the application, stating that the term 'dyke' was derogatory. The lesbian biker group countered the term 'dyke' was actually a good term, and had to prove it.
The result was that the Patent Office finally awarded the trademark. You can read my original article on this here.
Recently, a 'men's rights' attorney, Michael McDermott, challenged the trademark by filing a lawsuit. He argued that the term, 'Dykes on Bikes' was offensive to men, and immoral.
The State Supreme Court, today, denied the case."
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