Bonus Question: Can 'Soup Nazi' be registered? Some readers may wonder if the fictional source of the phrase -- the infamous 'Soup Nazi,' can be registered as trademark. The answer is no. The USPTO won't register marks with the word 'Nazi' unless it is a historical reference that requires the term such as "VICTIMS OF NAZI PERSECUTION RESTITUTION TRUST." Otherwise, "NAZI" marks are rejected under Section 2(a) as being immoral or scandalous.
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