BriefLaw: Commonwealth v. Omar
Commonwealth v. Omar J-162A-B-2008 (10/05/2009)
Topic: Trademark Counterfeiting – Constitutionality
Summary: 18 Pa.C.S.A. Section 4119, which prohibited the unauthorized use of a trademark, was struck down as being overbroad. The law prohibited any use of a trademark without considering whether the use was protected by the First Amendment right to free speech.