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TRADEMARKS AND TRADE NAMES

Abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.18, 2017 333.25

Addresses, registration applications, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.20

Affidavits, registration of similar marks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Affixed, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.40

Aquatennial, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.14 to 2017 333.16

Assignments, voiding, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.23

Assumed names, see ASSUMED NAMES

Attorney fees, identical or similar marks, misuse, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.29

Brand labels, trademarks defined as, Minn. Statutes 2017 340A.311

Brand names, trademarks and trade names defined as, Minn. Statutes 2017 151.01

Brands, trademarks defined as, Minn. Statutes 2017 340A.311

Business corporations, see Corporate names under BUSINESS CORPORATIONS

Business panels, specific service signs, Minn. Statutes 2017 160.292 to 2017 160.296

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.25

Certificates of registration

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.21

Conveyance or assignment, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.23

Filing, fees, Minn. Statutes 2017 5.12

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.21, 2017 333.23

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 5.12, 2017 333.21

Certification marks

Lists, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.04

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Charitable organizations, Minn. Statutes 2017 309.55

Claim of ownership, constructive notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.24

Classification system, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.26

Clothing containing fur, Minn. Statutes 2017 325F.42

Collective marks

Defined as trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.18

Lists, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.04

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.23

Copies, registration

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.20

Union trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.43

Corporations, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Counterfeit trademarks

Criminal Code, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.895

Generally, fine, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.42

Liability, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.28

Unions, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.41

Court administrator, duties, fees for, Minn. Statutes 2017 357.021

Damages

Identical or similar marks, misuse, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.29

Improper registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.27

Deceptive trade practices

Exemption, Minn. Statutes 2017 325D.46

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 325D.43

Definitions

Assumed names, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.001

Liquor law, Minn. Statutes 2017 340A.311

Pharmacy law, Minn. Statutes 2017 151.01

Trademarks and service marks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.18

Uniform deceptive trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2017 325D.43

Detectives, Minn. Statutes 2017 326.336, 2017 326.3384

Dilution, famous marks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.285

Duluth Jaycees, portorama, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.50 to 2017 333.52

Evidence

Certificate of registration, admissibility, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.21, 2017 333.45

Claim of ownership, constructive notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.24

Distinctive marks, proof of exclusive and continuous use, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Facsimiles, registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.20, 2017 333.43

False representation, improper registration, damages, liability, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.27

False statements, improper registration, damages, liability, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.27

Famous marks, injury to business reputation or dilution, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.285

Federal agencies, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Fees

Conveyance or assignment, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.23

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.20, 2017 333.43, 2017 333.45

Renewal, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.22

Fines, counterfeit trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.42

Flags, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Foreign corporations, Minn. Statutes 2017 303.05

Foreign countries, registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Foreign states, registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Fraud

Cancellation of registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.25

Improper registration, damages, liability, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.27

Union trademarks, registration or use, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.18 to 2017 333.31

Identical or similar marks, misuse, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.28 to 2017 333.30

Income and franchise taxes, sales factor, determination, Minn. Statutes 2017 290.191

Injunctions

Aquatennial, use, actual or threatened violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.15

Portorama, use, actual or threatened violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.51

Invention development services, patent, copyright or trademark protection, Minn. Statutes 2017 325A.04, 2017 325A.05

Lawsuits

Identical or similar marks, misuse, right to prosecute, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.29

Improper registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.27

Liability

Counterfeit trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.28

Identical or similar marks, misuse, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.28

Improper registration, damages, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.27

Lights, motor vehicle parts, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.65

Limited liability companies, names, Minn. Statutes 2017 322B.12, 2017 322C.0108

Limited partnerships, names, Minn. Statutes 2017 321.0108

Local governments, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Logos, see LOGOS

Matches, Minn. Statutes 2017 325F.02

Minneapolis Aquatennial Association, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.14 to 2017 333.16

Minnesota Zoological Garden, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.53, 2017 333.54

Misrepresentation prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.01

Negotiable instruments, signatures, Minn. Statutes 2017 336.3-401

Nonalcoholic beverages, labels, use restricted, Minn. Statutes 2017 34.11

Nonprofit corporations, names, Minn. Statutes 2017 317A.115

Nonprofit health service plan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2017 62C.04

Nonresident registrants, see Registrants under this topic

Oaths, unions, registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.43

Orders, cancellation of registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.25

Partnerships, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Patents, similar marks, cancellation of registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.25

Petroleum products, identification tags, Minn. Statutes 2017 239.752

Plumba, Minn. Statutes 2017 31.651 to 2017 31.671

Portorama

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.51

Use, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.50

Vested rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.52

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.50

Private label goods, Minn. Statutes 2017 325F.985 to 2017 325F.988

Protective agents, badges, identification cards, or uniform emblems

Failure to return after employment termination, Minn. Statutes 2017 326.336

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 326.3384

Recording, fees, Minn. Statutes 2017 357.021

Records and record keeping, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.24, 2017 333.26

Registrants

Improper registration, liability, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.27

Nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.305, 2017 333.31

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.22, 2017 333.31

Registration

Actions, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.305

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.20, 2017 333.22, 2017 333.26

Assignments, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.23

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.25, 2017 333.305

Certificates of registration, see same under this topic

Conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.23

Failure to renew, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.25

Fees, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.20, 2017 333.22, 2017 333.23

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

In mandamus to compel, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.305

Renewal, notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.22

Term, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.22

Union trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.43

Service marks, see SERVICE MARKS

Service of process, nonresident registrants, secretary of state as agent, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.31

Soft drinks, labels, use restricted, Minn. Statutes 2017 34.11

State seal, certificate of registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.21

Termination of sales representatives, impairment of good will, Minn. Statutes 2017 325E.37

Trade names

Certificate of registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.21

Registration applications, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.20

Unions, registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.43

Trademarks

Marks acquired at common law, rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.30

When deemed affixed, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.40

Unions

Certificate of registration, illegal use, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.45

Certification marks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.04, 2017 333.18, 2017 333.19

Collective marks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.04, 2017 333.18, 2017 333.19

Counterfeit or imitation trademarks and trade names, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.41, 2017 333.42

Fraudulent registration or use, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.44

Registration, fees, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.43

United States, registration prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.19

Violations and penalties

Aquatennial, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.14

Assignment, voiding, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.23

Cancellation of registration, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.25

False statements or representation, improper registration, damages, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.27

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.44

Improper registration, damages, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.27

Portorama, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.50

Union trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.42, 2017 333.44, 2017 333.45

Voluntary request for cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2017 333.25