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Intellectual Property LibGuide

Introduction to Trademark Law

A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or log that is used to identify the source of goods or services. Trademark law serves to protect a business' brand or commercial identity and to help avoid consumer confusion.  In the United States, trademark law is largely governed by the Lanham Act (15 U.S.C. ss. 1051-1127).

This guide provides a comprehensive list of resources regarding trademark law, including state, federal and international resources.