Card Set Information
Intellectual Property and Internet Law
A _____ is a distinctive mark, motto, device, or emblem that a manufacturer stamps, prints, or otherwise affixes to the goods it produces to distinguish them from the goods of other manufacturers.
This act prohibits dilution (unauthorized use of marks on goods or services, even if they do not compete directly with products whose marks are copied).
The Federal Trademark Dilution Act of 1995
A _____ may be registered with a state or federal government. _____ do not need to be registered to be protected.
Requirements for Federal Registration:
A trademark may be filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on the basis of
(2) the intent to use the mark within six months (which may be extended to thirty months).
_____ is possible between the 5th and 6th years after registration and then every ten years.
Renewal of Federal Registration
The extent to which the law protects trademark is normally determined by _____.
How distinct it is.
Requirement for Trademark Protection: