(765 ILCS 1045/2) (from Ch. 140, par. 102)
Sec. 2. For the purposes of this Act, unless otherwise required by the context:
(a) "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership or corporation.
(b) "Name," "mark," or "device" means any word, name, symbol, picture, design or device, or any combination thereof, produced upon, and used by a person to indicate ownership of articles and supplies as herein defined.
(c) "Produced upon" means branded, transferred, stamped, stenciled, engraved, etched, blown, embossed, impressed, embroidered, sewn, or otherwise permanently placed upon any articles or supplies referred to herein.
(d) "Articles" or "Supplies" means, but is not limited to, any item which is designed or intended for loan or other compensated use and re-use in the normal course of trade by the person filing hereunder, and includes but is not limited to towels, industrial wiping towels, sheets, pillow cases, napkins, tablecloths, linen, coats, aprons, garments serviced by linen and towel supply companies, garments serviced by industrial garment and towel supply companies, articles of dust control, toilet devices, towel dispensing cabinets or other kindred articles or supplies such as bags, carts, baskets or other receptacles used as packages or containers in the loaning or other circulation of such articles or supplies.
(e) A name, mark or device is "used in this State" when such name, mark or device is placed upon articles or supplies which are loaned, rented or otherwise circulated within the State.
(f) "Registrant" means any person who files a name, mark or device under this Act.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 1405.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015