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U. S. Trademark Law, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1051 et seq.

Year of current version:2009
Date of last amendment:December 28, 2009
Date of Text (Enacted):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:Under its Constitutional authority, Congress has enacted various laws relating to trademarks. The consolidated trademark laws establish the United States Patent and Trademark Office to administer the law relating to the granting of trademarks and contain various other provisions relating to trademarks.
The document contains the U.S. Trademark Act, also referred to as the Lanham Act: 15 U.S.C. § 1051 et seq.
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