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81-220.Effect; intent. (a) The provisions of this act shall not affect any suit, proceeding or appeal pending on the effective date of this act. The provisions of this act are controlling as to all acts relating to marks and parts that are inconsistent with this act, except that as to any application, suit, proceeding or appeal, and for that purpose only, pending on the effective date of this act the provisions of this act shall be deemed not to be effective until final determination of such pending application, suit, proceeding or appeal.

(b) The intent of this act is to provide a system of state trademark registration and protection substantially consistent with the federal system of trademark registration and protection under the trademark act of 1946, as amended. To that end, the construction given the federal act should be examined as persuasive authority for interpreting and construing this act.

History: L. 1999, ch. 85, § 20; July 1.



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