Texas Business & Commerce Code - Section 16.27. Exceptions To Liability For Infringement
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§ 16.27. EXCEPTIONS TO LIABILITY FOR INFRINGEMENT. (a)
No registration under this chapter adversely affects common law
rights acquired prior to registration under this chapter. However,
during any period when the registration of a mark under this chapter
is in force and the registrant has not abandoned the mark, no common
law rights as against the registrant of the mark may be acquired.
(b) The owner or operator of a radio or television station,
or the owner or publisher of a newspaper, magazine, directory, or
other publication, is not liable in that business under Section
16.26 of this code for the use of a registered mark furnished by one
of his advertisers or customers.
Acts 1967, 60th Leg., p. 2343, ch. 785, § 1.
Last modified: August 11, 2007