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Trade dress is a legal term of art that generally refers to characteristics of the visual appearance of a product or its packaging ( or even the design of a building ) that signify the source of the product to consumers.
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Trade dress protection is intended to protect consumers from packaging or appearance of products that are designed to imitate other products ; to prevent a consumer from buying one product under the belief that it is another.
Trade dress may be registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office ( PTO ) in either the Principal Register or the Supplemental Register.
Unlike the United States Lanham Act, 1946 the English Trade Marks Act, 1994 and the Indian Act, 1999 do not have provisions like section 43 ( a ) ( of Lanham Act ) to protect un-registered trade dress or allow registration of trade dress which qualifies the tests of distinctiveness and source identifier.
In January 1987 Taco Cabana International filed suit against Two Pesos for allegedly duplicating Taco Cabana ’ s “ Trade dress ” and for theft of trade secrets ( see Two Pesos, Inc. v. Taco Cabana, Inc., 505 U. S. 763 ( 1992 )' section below ).
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And, after becoming the right-hand man of Enver Pasha, he is sent by the latter to pave the way for a new Turkish Empire embracing `` the union of all Turks throughout Central Asia from Adrianople to the Chinese oases on the Silk Trade Route ''.
With loud huzzahs for the artistic success of the Presbyterian-St. Luke's Fashion show still ringing in her ears, its director, Helen Tieken Geraghty ( Mrs. Maurice P. Geraghty ) is taking off tomorrow on a 56 day world trip which should earn her even greater acclaim as director of entertainment for next summer's International Trade fair.
Al Fike, an ex-schoolteacher from Colorado, is currently pursuing the three R's -- rhythm, reminiscence and repartee -- in a return class session at the Trade Winds Hotel.
Ara Vartanian, the chairman of the Armenian Trade and Industry Chamber, thinks that this measure is a far more objective indicator of the tourist influx into the country.
Armenia is a member of more than 40 different international organizations including the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, NATO's Partnership for Peace, the North Atlantic Cooperation Council, the International Monetary Fund, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Trade Organization and La Francophonie.
The African National Congress ( ANC ) is South Africa's governing political party, supported by its tripartite alliance with the Congress of South African Trade Unions ( COSATU ) and the South African Communist Party ( SACP ), since the establishment of non-racial democracy in April 1994.
The city is still a major center for textiles in Turkey and is home to the Bursa International Textiles and Trade Center ( Bursa Uluslararası Tekstil ve Ticaret Merkezi, or BUTTIM.
The Bahamas is a beneficiary of the U. S .- Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act ( CBTPA ), Canada's CARIBCAN program, and the European Union's Lome IV Agreement.
He is then responsible for appointing a Foreign Minister, Minister of Foreign Trade, and other ministers as appropriate.
In general they are loosely organized " in-house " unions, although the Botswana Federation of Trade Unions ( BFTU ) is consolidating its role as the sole national trade union centre in the country .< ref >
According to its Memorandum & Articles of Association, its objectives are :- “ To act as Nominee or agent or attorney either solely or jointly with others, for any person or persons, partnership, company, corporation, government, state, organisation, sovereign, province, authority, or public body, or any group or association of them ....” Bank of England Nominees Limited was granted an exemption by Edmund Dell, Secretary of State for Trade, from the disclosure requirements under Section 27 ( 9 ) of the Companies Act 1976, because, “ it was considered undesirable that the disclosure requirements should apply to certain categories of shareholders .” The Bank of England is also protected by its Royal Charter status, and the Official Secrets Act.
Chile is a strong proponent of pressing ahead on negotiations for a Free Trade Area of the Americas ( FTAA ) and is active in the WTO's Doha round of negotiations, principally through its membership in the G-20 and Cairns Group.
Costa Rica also is a member of the Cairns Group which is pursuing global agricultural trade liberalization in the World Trade Organization and helping to maintain the proper economy level in Costa Rica.
Trade is vital to the Cypriot economy — the island is not self-sufficient in food and until the recent offshore gas discoveries had few known natural resources — and the trade deficit continues to grow.
For the purpose of section 243 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations ( Consolidation ) Act 1992, a crime means an offence punishable on indictment, or an offence punishable on summary conviction, and for the commission of which the offender is liable under the statute making the offence punishable to be imprisoned either absolutely or at the discretion of the court as an alternative for some other punishment.
Membership in International Organizations: The major organizations in which Colombia is a member include: the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean, Andean Pact, Caribbean Development Bank, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Group of 3, Group of 11, Group of 24, Group of 77, Inter-American Development Bank, International Atomic Energy Agency, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Chamber of Commerce, International Civil Aviation Organization, International Criminal Police Organization, International Development Association, International Finance Corporation, International Fund for Agricultural Development, International Labour Organization, International Maritime Organization, International Maritime Satellite Organization, International Monetary Fund ( IMF ), International Olympic Committee, International Organization for Migration, International Organization for Standardization, International Telecommunication Union, International Telecommunications Satellite Organization, International Trade Union Confederation, Latin American Economic System, Latin American Integration Association, Latin Union, Non-Aligned Movement, Organization of American States ( OAS ), Permanent Court of Arbitration, Rio Group, United Nations ( UN ), UN Conference on Trade and Development, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UN Industrial Development Organization, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees, Universal Postal Union, World Confederation of Labour, World Federation of Trade Unions, World Health Organization, World Intellectual Property Organization, World Meteorological Organization, World Tourism Organization, and World Trade Organization.
CITES ( the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, also known as the Washington Convention ) is a multilateral treaty, drafted as a result of a resolution adopted in 1963 at a meeting of members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature ( IUCN ).
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Activists ' goals are for an end to the legal status of " corporate personhood " and the dissolution of free market fundamentalism and the radical economic privatization measures of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organization.
Use of modern refining techniques was especially important because the British Slave Trade Act 1807 abolished the slave trade in the British Empire ( but slavery itself remained legal until the Slavery Abolition Act 1833 ).
Trade in the ivory from the tusks of dead mammoths has occurred for 300 years and continues to be legal.
Labour Union in China is controlled by the government through the All China Federation of Trade Unions, which is also the sole legal labour union in Mainland China.
However, following the General Agreement on Trade in Services ( GATS ) at the WTO, the 1988 Telecommunications Act was replaced with by the Telecommunications Act of 1998 which provided the legal framework to enable the emergence of a free and democratised telecommunications market on the island.
He earned his law doctorate in 1889 by writing a dissertation on legal history entitled ' Development of the Principle of Joint Liability and the Separate Fund in the Public Trading Company out of Household and Trade Communities in Italian Cities.
In 2005, the US Federal Trade Commission brought legal action against a firm that had claimed oil of oregano treated colds and flus, and that oil of oregano taken orally treated and relieved bacterial and viral infections and their symptoms, saying the representations were false or were not substantiated at the time the representations were made, and that they were therefore a deceptive practice and false advertisements.
Britain enacted the Slave Trade Act 1807, which barred the trade of slaves in Great Britain ( though slavery was still legal ).
A legal dispute with Rough Trade had delayed the album by almost seven months ( it had been completed in November 1985 ), and Marr was beginning to feel the stress of the band's exhausting touring and recording schedule.
The pace of growth in the region increased dramatically with the establishment in 1776 of the new Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata with Buenos Aires as its capital, and increased legal trading allowed by the Free Trade Act of 1778, which allowed for " free and protected " trade between Spain and its colonies.
At the same time Congress established the Federal Trade Commission ( FTC ), whose legal and business experts could force business to agree to " consent decrees ", which provided an alternative mechanism to police antitrust.
The reactivated legal definition was given to the Industry, Trade and Labour Minister of Israel on the December 15, 2005 ( תקנות סיווג הקיבוצים ).
James Stephen came to be regarded as the chief architect of the Slave Trade Act 1807, providing William Wilberforce with the legal mastermind he needed for its drafting.
The U. S. Commercial Service, through its Strategic Corporate Partnership program, has Public Private Partnership agreements with 17 private organizations, including several banks, legal and regulatory organizations, transportation and shipping organizations, event organizers, trade risk service companies and the publisher of Commercial News USA, the official export promotion magazine of the U. S. Department of Commerce, The ecommerce partner is the Federation of International Trade Associations under which the USCS contributes market research and other reports on GlobalTrade. net.
Semi-generic is a legal term used in by the United States Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau to refer to a specific type of wine designation.
From 1922 to 1935 he was a legal consultant for the Workers ' National Trade Union ( named Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions from 1957 ).
It is all very well for the Midland Railway Company now to plead that they are busily employed in fitting up their passenger trains with continuous breaks, but the necessity for providing the passenger trains with a larger proportion of break power was pointed out by the Board of Trade to all Railway Companies more than 20 years since ; and with the exception of a very few railway companies that recognised that necessity and acted upon it, it may be truly stated that the principal Railway Companies throughout the Kingdom have resisted the efforts of the Board of Trade to cause them to do what was right, which the latter had no legal power to enforce, and even now it will be seen by the latest returns laid before Parliament that some of those Companies are still doing nothing to supply this now generally acknowledged necessity
To resolve the long-standing dispute over trusts, the Wilson Administration dropped the " trust-busting " legal strategies of Roosevelt and Taft and relied on the new a Federal Trade Commission to issue orders prohibiting " unfair methods of competition " by business concerns in interstate trade.
Trade unions were legal, but due to them swearing an oath of allegiance, they were arrested and tried in the Shire Hall in Dorchester.
* On April 15, 2005, the Canadian Minister of Trade announced that the federal government would provide Canadian softwood lumber associations $ 20 million in compensation for their legal expenses stemming from the dispute with the United States.
The two took on controversial civil rights and criminal cases, including cases where they represented Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, head of the Egyptian-based terrorist group Gama ' a al-Islamiyah, responsible for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing ; Colin Ferguson, the man responsible for the LIRR shootings, who would later reject Kuby & Kunstler's legal counsel and choose to represent himself at trial ; Qubilah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, accused of plotting to murder Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam ; Glenn Harris, a New York public school teacher who absconded with a fifteen-year-old girl for two months ; Nico Minardos, a flamboyant actor indicted by Rudy Giuliani for conspiracy to ship arms to Iran ; Darrell Cabey, one of the persons shot by Bernard Goetz ; and associates of the Gambino crime family.