H.R.3484 - Consumer Awareness and Trademark Protection Act of 1989101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD-3] (Introduced 10/18/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/24/1989 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Administration of Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3484 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/18/1989)
Consumer Awareness and Trademark Protection Act of 1989 - Amends the Trademark Act of 1946 to prohibit the importation, selling, or distribution in the United States of foreign-made items (and their wrappings) which bear a trademark that is identical (or substantially similar) to one owned by a U.S. citizen who has registered it with the Patent and Trademark Office, unless such person consents to the importation or sale.
Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to exclude such items from entry into Federal customs territory if the trademark owner files a copy of the trademark registration certificate with the Secretary. Authorizes such trademark owner to bring an action to enjoin such importation or sale.