Trademark Act of 1946


variants popularly Lanham Act
15 U.S.C. § 1051 et seq.  | (1946)
created federal protection of trademarks and service marks through registration with the Patent and Trademark Office. The Act defined what may be used as a mark, outlined the registration procedure, and created a cause of action for infringement.

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“Trademark Act of 1946.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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