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U.S. Trademarks Law, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1051 et seq. (Consolidated Trademark Law as of October 2005)

Year of Version:2005
Date of Entry into Force:July 5, 1946
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:The Trademark Act, also known as the Lanham (Trademark) Act, is the primary federal trademark statute in the US and is codified in Title 15 of the US Code.
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U.S. Trademarks Law, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1051 et seq. (Consolidated Trademark Law as of October 2005) U.S. Trademarks Law, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1051 et seq. (Consolidated Trademark Law as of October 2005), Complete document (pdf) [284 KB]

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