TRADEMARK REGISTRATION ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Repeals the Trademark Registration Act. Creates the Trademark
Registration and Protection Act. Establishes procedures for the
registration of trademarks and servicemarks with the Secretary of
State. Provides that registration shall be effective for 5 years and
may be renewed for successive 5 year periods. Authorizes civil
actions for infringement. Amends the Registered Container Trade Mark
Act to change a cross reference to refer to the new Act. Effective
January 1, 1998.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Makes changes in the standards for determining whether a
registrant of a trademark is entitled to recover profits or damages
from an infringer.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0231
Last action date: 97-07-25
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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