H.R. 12982 (93rd): A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. 41) to provide that under certain circumstances exclusive territorial arrangements shall not be deemed unlawful.

Introduced:
Feb 21, 1974 (93rd Congress, 1973–1974)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on February 21, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced
Feb 21, 1974
 
Sponsor
John Davis
Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 12230 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 1974

 
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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

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2/21/1974--Introduced.
Provides, under the Federal Trade Commission Act, that exclusive territorial arrangements in any trademark licensing contract or agreement for the manufacture, distribution and sale of a trademarked food product or provisions granting the licensee the sale and exclusive right to manufacture, distribute, and sell such product in an area or limiting the licensee to the manufacture, distribution, or sale of such product only for ultimate resale to consumers within an area, shall not be deemed unlawful provided:
(1) that such product is in free and open competition with products of the same general class manufactured, distributed, and sold by others;
(2) the licensee is in free and open competition with vendors of other products of the same general class; and
(3) the licensor retains control over the nature and quality of such product in accordance with the provisions of the Trademark Act. (Amends 15 U.S.C. 41)

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