2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXXI - TRADE AND COMMERCE
Chapter 350-A - MODEL STATE TRADEMARK ACT
Section 350-A:1 - Definitions.
I. The term "trademark'' as used herein means any word, name, symbol, or device or any combination thereof adopted and used by a person to identify goods made or sold by him and to distinguish them from goods made or sold by others.
II. The term "service mark'' as used herein means a mark used in the sale or advertising of services to identify the services of one person and distinguish them from the services of others.
III. The term "mark'' as used herein includes any trademark or service mark entitled to registration under this chapter whether registered or not.
IV. The term "trade name'' means a word, name, symbol, device or any combination thereof used by a person to identify his business, vocation or occupation and distinguish it from the business, vocation or occupation of others.
V. The term "person'' as used herein means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, union or other organization.
VI. The term "applicant'' as used herein embraces the person filing an application for registration of a trademark under this chapter, his legal representatives, successors or assigns.
VII. The term "registrant'' as used herein embraces the person to whom the registration of a trademark under this chapter is issued, his legal representatives, successors or assigns.
VIII. For the purposes of this chapter, a trademark shall be deemed to be "used'' in this state (a) on goods when it is placed in any manner on the goods or their containers or the displays associated therewith or on the tags or labels affixed thereto and such goods are sold or otherwise distributed in the state, and (b) on services when it is used or displayed in the sale or advertising of services and the services are rendered in this state.
Source. 1969, 448:1, eff. Sept. 1, 1969.
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