90th General Assembly
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Short description: 
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

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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