HB 1363 Trademarks and service marks; registration and protection, penalties.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Trademarks and service marks; penalties. Expands the scope of laws protecting trademarks and service marks to include such marks registered with the federal government and makes it unlawful to reproduce, counterfeit, or colorably imitate a registered mark and apply it to patches, fabric, stickers, badges, emblems, medallions, charms, boxes, containers, cans, cases, handbags, documentation, packaging, or other components in connection with the sale, distribution or advertising of such goods or services. The penalties for violations are increased. Violations are punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor unless the offense involves possession of 100 or more identical counterfeit registered marks or such items valued at $200 or more, in which case it is a Class 6 felony. This bill is identical to SB 577.

Full text:
01/09/08  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080336806  pdf | impact statements
02/04/08  House: Committee substitute printed 080533464-H1  pdf | impact statements
02/29/08  Senate: Committee substitute printed 080913464-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/08  House: Conference substitute printed 080917464-H2  pdf | impact statements
03/24/08  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1363ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/14/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0800)  pdf

Amendments:
Conference amendments

Status:
01/09/08  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080336806
01/09/08  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/22/08  House: Referred from Commerce and Labor by voice vote
01/22/08  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/08  House: Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/01/08  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/01/08  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/08  House: Committee substitute printed 080533464-H1
02/05/08  House: Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
02/08/08  House: Reported from Appropriations (24-Y 0-N)
02/09/08  House: Read first time
02/11/08  House: Read second time
02/11/08  House: Committee substitute agreed to 080533464-H1
02/11/08  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1363H1
02/12/08  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/12/08  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/12/08  House: Communicated to Senate
02/13/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/08  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/28/08  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/29/08  Senate: Committee substitute printed 080913464-S1
03/03/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/08  Senate: Read third time
03/04/08  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/04/08  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 080913464-S1
03/04/08  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1363S1
03/04/08  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/08  House: Placed on Calendar
03/05/08  House: Senate substitute rejected by House (0-Y 98-N)
03/05/08  House: VOTE: --- REJECTED (0-Y 98-N)
03/06/08  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/08  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
03/06/08  House: House acceded to request
03/06/08  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/06/08  Senate: Senators: Saslaw, Lucas, McDougle
03/06/08  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/06/08  House: Delegates: Cline, Peace, Ware, O.
03/07/08  House: Conference substitute printed 080917464-H2
03/07/08  Senate: Reading of conference report waived
03/07/08  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/07/08  House: Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/07/08  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
03/24/08  House: Enrolled
03/24/08  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1363ER)
03/24/08  House: Signed by Speaker
03/26/08  Senate: Signed by President
04/02/08  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 800 (effective 7/1/08)
04/14/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0800)