United States

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A growing number of US laws and pending pieces of legislation seek to address the problem of counterfeiting, but the Lanham Act (the Trademark Act of 1946, 60 Stat 427 (July 5 1946), codified as amended at 15 USC §1051 and following) is the primary federal statute that empowers brand owners with a civil cause of action to use against counterfeiters.


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