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§ 1123. Infringement

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Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 54 Pa.C.S.A. Names (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 11. Trademarks
54 Pa.C.S.A. § 1123
§ 1123. Infringement
(a) General rule.--Subject to the provisions of section 1126 (relating to common law rights), any person who shall:
(1) use, without the consent of the registrant, any reproduction, counterfeit, copy or colorable imitation of a mark registered under this chapter in connection with the sale, offering for sale or advertising of any goods or services in a manner likely to cause confusion or mistake or to deceive as to the source of origin of such goods or services; or
(2) reproduce, counterfeit, copy or colorably imitate any such mark and apply such reproduction, counterfeit, copy or colorable imitation to labels, signs, prints, packages, wrappers, receptacles or advertisements intended to be used in connection with the sale or other distribution in this Commonwealth of such goods or services; shall be liable to a civil action by the registrant for any or all of the remedies provided in section 1125 (relating to remedies), except that under paragraph (2) the registrant shall not be entitled to recover profits or damages unless the acts have been committed with the intent to cause confusion or mistake or to deceive.
(b) Exception.--The provisions of subsection (a) shall not apply to any advertising agency, publisher of newspapers, magazines or other advertising media accepting authorization for the reproduction or copy of any such mark innocently and in good faith in the usual course of business.

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1982, Dec. 16, P.L. 1309, No. 295, § 2, effective in 90 days. Amended 1998, June 18, P.L. 518, No. 73, § 1, effective in 60 days.
54 Pa.C.S.A. § 1123, PA ST 54 Pa.C.S.A. § 1123
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 96. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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