(815 ILCS 510/4)
(from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 314)
This Act does not apply to:
(1) conduct in compliance with the orders or rules of or a statute
administered by a Federal, state or local governmental agency;
(2) publishers, broadcasters, printers or other persons engaged in the
dissemination of information or reproduction of printed or pictorial matter
who publish, broadcast or reproduce material without knowledge of its
deceptive character; or
(3) actions or appeals pending on the effective date of this Act.
Subsections (2) and (3) of Section 2 do not apply to the use of a
service mark, trademark, certification mark, collective mark, trade name or
other trade identification that was used and not abandoned before the
effective date of this Act, if the use was in good faith and is otherwise
lawful except for this Act.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2647.)