Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

Act Feb. 20, 1905, ch. 592, § 27, 33 Stat. 730.


1999—Pub. L. 106–43 substituted “trademarks” for “trade-marks”.

1998—Pub. L. 105–330, § 201(a)(11), substituted “name of any domestic” for “name of the any domestic”.

Pub. L. 105–330, § 201(a)(12), substituted “trademark” for “trade-mark” wherever appearing.

1978—Pub. L. 95–410 substituted “Except as provided in subsection (d) of section 1526 of title 19, no article” for “No article”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–330 effective Oct. 30, 1998, and applicable only to any civil action filed or proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office commenced on or after such date relating to the registration of a mark, see section 201(b) of Pub. L. 105–330, set out as a note under section 1051 of this title.

Repeal and Effect on Existing Rights

Repeal of inconsistent provisions, effect of this chapter on pending proceedings and existing registrations and rights under prior acts, see notes set out under section 1051 of this title.

Executive Documents
Transfer of Functions

Offices of collector of customs, comptroller of customs, surveyor of customs, and appraiser of merchandise of Bureau of Customs of Department of the Treasury to which appointments were required to be made by President with advice and consent of Senate ordered abolished, with such offices to be terminated not later than Dec. 31, 1966, by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1965, eff. May 25, 1965, 30 F.R. 7035, 79 Stat. 1317, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Functions of offices eliminated were already vested in Secretary of the Treasury by Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64 Stat. 1280, set out in the Appendix to Title 5.