Certification and Collective Marks in the United States

Cambridge Handbook on International and Comparative Trademark Law (Jane Ginsburg and Irene Calboli, eds., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming)

25 Pages Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last revised: 8 Dec 2018

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Margaret Chon

Seattle University School of Law

Date Written: June 18, 2018

Abstract

Written for the Cambridge Handbook on International and Comparative Trademark Law (forthcoming), this chapter surveys US law and policy regarding certification marks and collective marks. It summarizes the current statutory framework and associated case law, then briefly posits some future policy challenges to these increasingly important tools for cross-border development and trade.

Keywords: Certification Marks, Collective Marks, Trademarks

JEL Classification: F1, K2, O1, O3

Suggested Citation

Chon, Margaret, Certification and Collective Marks in the United States (June 18, 2018). Cambridge Handbook on International and Comparative Trademark Law (Jane Ginsburg and Irene Calboli, eds., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3219961

Margaret Chon (Contact Author)

Seattle University School of Law ( email )

901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA n/a 98122-1090
United States

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