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TRADEMARKS AND TRADE NAMES

Abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.18, 2011 333.25

Addresses, registration applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.20

Affidavits, registration of similar marks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Affixed, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.40

Aquatennial

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.15

Use, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.14

Vested rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.16

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.14

Assignments, voiding, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.23

Assumed names, see ASSUMED NAMES

Attorney fees, identical or similar marks, misuse, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.29

Brand labels, trademarks defined as, Minn. Statutes 2011 340A.311

Brand names, trademarks and trade names defined as, Minn. Statutes 2011 151.01

Brands, trademarks defined as, Minn. Statutes 2011 340A.311

Business corporations, see Corporate names under BUSINESS CORPORATIONS

Business panels, specific service signs, Minn. Statutes 2011 160.292 to 2011 160.296

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.25

Certificates of registration

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.21

Conveyance or assignment, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.23

Filing, fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 5.12

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.21, 2011 333.23

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 5.12, 2011 333.21

Certification marks

Lists, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.04

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Charitable organizations, Minn. Statutes 2011 309.55

Claim of ownership, constructive notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.24

Classification system, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.26

Clothing containing fur, Minn. Statutes 2011 325F.42

Collective marks

Defined as trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.18

Lists, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.04

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.23

Copies, registration

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.20

Union trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.43

Corporations, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Counterfeit trademarks

Criminal Code, Minn. Statutes 2011 609.895

Generally, fine, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.42

Liability, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.28

Unions, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.41

Court administrator, duties, fees for, Minn. Statutes 2011 357.021

Damages

Identical or similar marks, misuse, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.29

Improper registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.27

Deceptive trade practices

Exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 325D.46

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 325D.43

Definitions

Assumed names, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.001

Liquor law, Minn. Statutes 2011 340A.311

Pharmacy law, Minn. Statutes 2011 151.01

Trademarks and service marks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.18

Uniform deceptive trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2011 325D.43

Detectives, Minn. Statutes 2011 326.336, 2011 326.3384

Dilution, famous marks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.285

Duluth Jaycees, portorama, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.50 to 2011 333.52

Evidence

Certificate of registration, admissibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.21, 2011 333.45

Claim of ownership, constructive notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.24

Distinctive marks, proof of exclusive and continuous use, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Facsimiles, registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.20, 2011 333.43

False representation, improper registration, damages, liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.27

False statements, improper registration, damages, liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.27

Famous marks, injury to business reputation or dilution, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.285

Federal agencies, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Fees

Conveyance or assignment, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.23

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.20, 2011 333.43, 2011 333.45

Renewal, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.22

Fines, counterfeit trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.42

Flags, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Foreign corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 303.05

Foreign countries, registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Foreign states, registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Fraud

Cancellation of registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.25

Improper registration, damages, liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.27

Union trademarks, registration or use, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.18 to 2011 333.31

Identical or similar marks, misuse, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.28 to 2011 333.30

Income and franchise taxes, sales factor, determination, Minn. Statutes 2011 290.191

Injunctions

Aquatennial, use, actual or threatened violations, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.15

Portorama, use, actual or threatened violations, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.51

Invention development services, patent, copyright or trademark protection, Minn. Statutes 2011 325A.04, 2011 325A.05

Lawsuits

Identical or similar marks, misuse, right to prosecute, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.29

Improper registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.27

Liability

Counterfeit trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.28

Identical or similar marks, misuse, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.28

Improper registration, damages, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.27

Lights, motor vehicle parts, Minn. Statutes 2011 169.65

Limited liability companies, names, Minn. Statutes 2011 322B.12

Limited partnerships, names, Minn. Statutes 2011 321.0108

Local governments, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Logos, see LOGOS

Matches, Minn. Statutes 2011 325F.02

Minneapolis Aquatennial Association, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.14 to 2011 333.16

Minnesota Zoological Garden

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.54

Unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.53

Misrepresentation prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.01

Negotiable instruments, signatures, Minn. Statutes 2011 336.3-401

Nonalcoholic beverages, labels, use restricted, Minn. Statutes 2011 34.11

Nonprofit corporations, names, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.115

Nonprofit health service plan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 62C.04

Nonresident registrants, see Registrants under this topic

Oaths, unions, registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.43

Orders, cancellation of registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.25

Partnerships, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Patents, similar marks, cancellation of registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.25

Petroleum products, identification tags, Minn. Statutes 2011 239.752

Plumba, Minn. Statutes 2011 31.651 to 2011 31.681

Portorama

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.51

Use, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.50

Vested rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.52

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.50

Private label goods, Minn. Statutes 2011 325F.985 to 2011 325F.988

Protective agents, badges, identification cards, or uniform emblems

Failure to return after employment termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 326.336

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2011 326.3384

Recording, fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 357.021

Records and record keeping, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.24, 2011 333.26

Registrants

Improper registration, liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.27

Nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.305, 2011 333.31

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.22, 2011 333.31

Registration

Actions, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.305

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.20, 2011 333.22, 2011 333.26

Assignments, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.23

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.25, 2011 333.305

Certificates of registration, see same under this topic

Conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.23

Failure to renew, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.25

Fees, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.20, 2011 333.22, 2011 333.23

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

In mandamus to compel, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.305

Renewal, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.22

Term, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.22

Union trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.43

Service marks, see SERVICE MARKS

Service of process, nonresident registrants, secretary of state as agent, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.31

Soft drinks, labels, use restricted, Minn. Statutes 2011 34.11

State seal, certificate of registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.21

Termination of sales representatives, impairment of good will, Minn. Statutes 2011 325E.37

Trade names

Certificate of registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.21

Registration applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.20

Unions, registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.43

Trademarks

Marks acquired at common law, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.30

When deemed affixed, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.40

Unions

Certificate of registration, illegal use, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.45

Certification marks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.04, 2011 333.18, 2011 333.19

Collective marks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.04, 2011 333.18, 2011 333.19

Counterfeit or imitation trademarks and trade names, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.41, 2011 333.42

Fraudulent registration or use, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.44

Registration, fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.43

United States, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.19

Violations and penalties

Aquatennial, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.14

Assignment, voiding, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.23

Cancellation of registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.25

False statements or representation, improper registration, damages, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.27

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.44

Improper registration, damages, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.27

Portorama, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.50

Union trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.42, 2011 333.44, 2011 333.45

Voluntary request for cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.25