Trademark Act of 1946

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variants: popularly Lanham Act
15 U.S.C. § 1051 et seq.  | (1946)

Legal Definition of Trademark Act of 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/Trademark%20Act%20of%201946. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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