Coleman is a Metro NY lawyer, active nationwide and focusing on the online use of intellectual property, free speech, technology and business law. He was the lead counsel for Simon Shiao Tam, whose efforts to register THE SLANTS as a trademark resulted in the historic 2017 free speech ruling of Matal v. Tam by the US Supreme Court.
Ron Coleman is an intellectual property attorney who rose to fame defending the trademark of the band “The Slants”, which was won at the Supreme Court. He is now defending individuals like Gavin McInnes and Laura Loomer who have been kicked off various social media platforms (aka “deplatformed”). As a pioneer in how the law affects brands, the internet and free speech, Ron joins Carol Roth to talk about the evolution and challenges of free speech online and what the government should or shouldn’t be doing about “big tech”.