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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 80: Trademarks, Brands, etc.

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Article 1 - Trademark Registration Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-1§ 80-1. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-1.1§ 80-1.1. Purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-2§ 80-2. Registrability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-3§ 80-3. Application for registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-3.1§ 80-3.1. Examination of application.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-4§ 80-4. Certificate of registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-5§ 80-5. Duration and renewal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-6§ 80-6. Assignment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-7§ 80-7. Records.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-8§ 80-8. Cancellation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-9§ 80-9. Classification.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-10§ 80-10. Fraudulent registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-11§ 80-11. Infringement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-11.1§ 80-11.1. Criminal use of counterfeit trademark.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-12§ 80-12. Violation a deceptive or unfair trade practice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-13§ 80-13. Common-law rights.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-14§ 80-14. Severability of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Timber Marks. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-15§ 80-15. Timber dealers may adopt.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-16§ 80-16. How adopted, registered and published.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-17§ 80-17. Property in and use of trademarks.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-18§ 80-18. Effect of branding timber purchased.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-19§ 80-19. Trademark on timber evidence of ownership.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-20§ 80-20. Fraudulent use of timber trademark, misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-21§ 80-21. Larceny of branded timber.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-22§ 80-22. Altering timber trademark crime.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-23§ 80-23. Possession of branded logs without consent, misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Mineral Waters and Beverages. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-24 through 80-32§§ 80-24 through 80-32: Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 402.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Farm Names. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-33§ 80-33: Repealed by Session Laws 2012-18, s. 1.12, effective July 1, 2012.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-34§ 80-34: Repealed by Session Laws 2012-18, s. 1.12, effective July 1, 2012.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-35§ 80-35: Repealed by Session Laws 2012-18, s. 1.12, effective July 1, 2012.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-36§ 80-36: Repealed by Session Laws 2012-18, s. 1.12, effective July 1, 2012.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-37§ 80-37: Repealed by Session Laws 2012-18, s. 1.12, effective July 1, 2012.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-38§ 80-38. When transfer of farm carries name.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-39§ 80-39. Cancellation of registry; fee.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Stamping of Gold and Silver Articles. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-40§ 80-40. Marking gold articles regulated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-41§ 80-41. Marking silver articles regulated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-42§ 80-42. Marking articles of gold plate regulated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-43§ 80-43. Marking articles of silver plate regulated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-44§ 80-44. Violation of Article misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Cattle Brands. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-45§ 80-45. Owners of stock to register brand or marks.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Recording of Cattle Brands and Marks with Commissioner of Agriculture. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-46 through 80-56§§ 80-46 through 80-56: Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 261, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Registration and Protection of Livestock Brands. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-57§ 80-57. Purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-58§ 80-58. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-59§ 80-59. Responsibility and authority of Commissioner of Agriculture; application for registration; transfer of ownership of brand.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-60§ 80-60. No brands duplicated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-61§ 80-61. Rules and regulations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-62§ 80-62. Fees for recording.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-63§ 80-63. Records to be kept of sales and slaughter.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-64§ 80-64. Defacing of brands prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-65§ 80-65. Rerecording.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 80-66§ 80-66. Violation a misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]

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