Tariff Act of 1930


SEC. 526. (a) That it shall be unlawful to import into the United States any merchandise of foreign manufacture if such merchandise or the label, sign, print, package, wrapper, or receptacle, bears a trade--mark owned by a citizen of, or by a corporation or association created or organized within, the United States, and registered in the Patent Office by a person domiciled in the United States, under the provisions of the Act entitled ''An Act to authorize the registration of trade--marks used in commerce with foreign nations or among the several States or with Indian tribes, and to protect the same,'' approved February 20, 1905, as amended, if a copy of the certificate of registration of such trade--mark is filed with the Secretary of the Treasury, in the manner provided in section 27 of such Act, unless written consent of the owner of such trade--mark is produced at the time of making entry.

(b) Any such merchandise imported into the United States in violation of the provisions of this section shall be subject to seizure and forfeiture for violation of the customs laws.

(c) Any person dealing in any such merchandise may be enjoined from dealing therein within the United States or may be required to export or destroy such merchandise or to remove or obliterate such trade--mark and shall be liable for the same damages and profits provided for wrongful use of a trade--mark, under the provisions of such Act of February 20, 1905, as amended.