Harley Davidson is rolling in his grave

Just kidding! You go, gals! Congrats on the "new" trademark.

A San Francisco motorcycle club gained long-sought legal approval today for its trademark of the name "Dykes on Bikes" when the U.S. Supreme Court turned away a challenge from a lawyer who said the term denigrated men.

Without comment, the justices denied review of an appeal by Michael McDermott of Dublin, who challenged a decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to grant the San Francisco Women's Motorcycle Contingent exclusive rights over the commercial use of Dykes on Bikes.

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