Legislature(1995 - 1996)

04/11/1996 02:55 PM L&C

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                  HB 450 ALASKA TRADEMARK ACT                                 
                                                                              
 SENATOR KELLY announced  HB 450  to be up for consideration.                  
                                                                               
 WILDA WHITAKER, Staff to Representative Therriault, sponsor, read             
 his sponsor statement saying that this legislation is intended to             
 update the State Trademark Act and modeled it after the Trademark             
 bill written by the International Trademark Association.  This                
 legislation was introduced at the request of the Division of                  
 Banking, Securities, and Corporations.  It is needed to strengthen            
 the intellectual property rights for Alaska's business community.             
                                                                               
 SENATOR KELLY asked if there was any opposition to the bill.  MS.             
 WHITAKER replied that there was none.                                         
                                                                               
 Number 301                                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR MILLER moved to pass HB 450 from committee with individual            
 recommendations.  There were no objections and it was so ordered.             

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