Lanham Act


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Lanham Act

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1947, that forbids trademark infringement and false advertising. It sets the criminal and civil penalties to which one may be liable for violations of the Lanham Act.
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The Lanham Act clearly prohibits a number of activities which include trademark infringement, dilution, and false advertising.
17) For one thing, digitization brings much more of trademark law into contact with Dastar, raising difficult questions about whether, and under what circumstances, digital files count as "goods" for Lanham Act purposes.
The Lanham Act sets out the fundamental requirements that must be met by an individual or business to determine whether a trademark is infringed.
6) The trademark examiner from the PTO refused to register Tam's mark because persons of Asian descent could find the mark disparaging, therefore causing the mark to be barred under section 2(a) of the Lanham Act.
To the extent that the flag is used as part of a trademark (a Google search located a few examples), the legal issues raised by the Redskins case under the Lanham Act would be similar.
Besides, he has wide knowledge and experience in Lanham Act matters and has estimated damages in both trademark infringement and false advertising cases.
The Lanham Act, however, provides such explicit authority to the contrary.
Mitek will move to dismiss all of its remaining claims, including its claims for trade defamation and violations of the Lanham Act.
THE LANHAM ACT was set up primarily to protect companies from copyright and trademark infringement, but a special stipulation within it allows for lawsuits between competitors in the event of unfair commerce practices.
She has handled litigation involving trademark, trade dress and palming off claims under the Lanham Act, together with insurance coverage issues.
LaLonde, an attorney, analyzes deception, misdescription, and materiality in US trademark law and proposes changes to the Lanham Act to bring some needed clarity.