Trade-marks: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Patents, United States, Seventy-eighth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 82, an Act to Provide for the Registration and Protection of Trade-marks Used in Commerce, to Carry Out the Provisions of Certain International Conventions, and for Ther Purposes. November 15 and 16, 1944

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Page 1 - Act is to regulate commerce within the control of Congress by making actionable the deceptive and misleading use of marks in such commerce; to protect registered marks used in such commerce from interference by State, or territorial legislation; to protect persons engaged in such commerce against unfair competition; to prevent fraud and deception in such commerce by the use of reproductions, copies, counterfeits. or colorable imitations of registered marks: and to provide rights and remedies stipulated...
Page 2 - Consists of or comprises the flag or coat of arms or other insignia of the United States, or of any State or municipality, or of any foreign nation, or any simulation thereof.
Page 6 - Act shall apply to a mark registered under the Act of March 3, 1881, or the Act of February 20, 1905...
Page 6 - A verified petition to cancel a registration of a mark, stating the grounds relied upon, may, upon payment of the prescribed fee, be filed by any person who believes that he is or will be damaged by the registration...
Page 121 - ... consists of or comprises immoral, deceptive, or scandalous matter ; or matter which may disparage or falsely suggest a connection with persons, 'living or dead, institutions, beliefs, or national symbols, or bring them into contempt, or disrepute...
Page 34 - who shall (a) use, without the consent of the registrant, any reproduction, counterfeit, copy or colorable imitation of a mark registered under this Act in connection with the sale, offering for sale, or advertising of any goods or services on or in connection with which such use is likely to cause confusion...
Page 2 - No trade-mark by which the goods of the applicant may be distinguished from the goods of others shall be refused registration on the principal register on account of its nature...
Page 9 - ... (b) reproduce, counterfeit, copy or colorably imitate any such mark and apply such reproduction, counterfeit, copy or colorable imitation to labels, signs, prints, packages, wrappers, receptacles, or advertisements intended to be used upon or in conjunction with the sale or other distribution in this state of such goods or services...
Page 3 - Act, in the same manner and with the same effect as are trade-marks, by persons, and nations, States, municipalities, and the like, exercising legitimate control over the use of the marks sought to be registered, even though not possessing an industrial or commercial establishment...

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