S. 1416 (95th): Unfair Competition Act


Apr 28, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 28, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John McClellan

Senator from Arkansas


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Act to provide for the registration and protection of trademarks used in commerce, to carry out the provisions of certain international conventions.

Summary (CRS)

4/28/1977--Introduced.Unfair Competition Act - Establishes a uniform body of Federal unfair competition law by creating a Federal statutory tort of unfair competition affecting interstate commerce.Establishes Federal jurisdiction over such tort ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 28, 1977

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1416”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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S. 31 (94th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 1975

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