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Trademark Protection of Color Alone: How and When Does a Color Develop Secondary Meaning and Why Color Marks Can Never Be Inherently Distinctive

By   /  June 1, 2011  /  Intellectual Property, Trademark Law 


This Comment explores the current state of color trademark registration by examining federal statutes, court cases, and the federal trademark examining procedure. Part II discusses the history and background of federal trademark protection, the importance of the Lanham Act, and the major policy reasons for federal trademark protection.

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