Act of August 5, 1882


AN ACT Relating to the registration of trade--marks


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That nothing contained in the law entitled ''An act to authorize the registration of trade--marks and protect the same.'' approved March third, eighteen hundred and eighty--one, shall prevent the registry of any lawful trade--mark rightfully used by the applicant in foreign commerce or commerce with Indian tribes at the time of the passage of said act.