Deceptive Matter, Deceptively Misdescriptive, & Primarily Geographically Deceptively Misdescriptive. A nationally recognized presenter and author of Gilson on Trademarks, Anne Gilson LaLonde tackles these confusing and often misunderstood terms related to federal trademark registration. Included in her presentation are:
-Statutory bars to federal registration of deceptive marks
-Detailed explanation, including practical tests, for deceptive matter, deceptively misdescriptive terms and primarily geographically deceptively misdescriptive marks
-Review of the prohibition of false or misleading representations (Section 43a)
-Review of the unclean hands defense
-Proposals to improve the confusing statutory language
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