Nineteen ninety-six was an exciting year for U.S. trademark law. The enactment of the Federal Trademark Dilution Act and a number of notable court decisions, relating to such issues as “dual-use” trademarks, the constructive use and anti-assignment provisions of the “Trademark Law Revision Act,” and Internet domain names, high-lighted the year's developments. This article will consider in summary form the significant judicial, legislative and regulatory changes that took place during the year.
Recent Developments in Trademark Law and PracticeJournal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society (1997)
Citation InformationJeffrey M. Samuels and Linda B. Samuels, Recent Developments in Trademark Law and Practice, 79 Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society 181 (1997).