To amend the Lanham Act to improve certain provisions relating to concurrent registrations.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
That section 2(d) of the Act of July 5, 1946, commonly known as the Lanham Act (15 U.S.C. 1052(d)), is amended by adding at the end of the first full sentence thereof the following: ''Use prior to any filing date of a pending application or registration shall not be required when the owner of such application or registration consents to the grant of a concurrent registration to the applicant.''.
Calendar No. 341
99TH CONGRESS 1st Session
SENATE REPORT 99-153
AMENDING THE LANHAM ACT TO IMPROVE CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO CONCURRENT REGISTRATIONS
OCTOBER 8 (legislative day, SEPTEMBER 30), 1985.----Ordered to be printed
Mr. THURMOND, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted the following