2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 24 - Food And Drugs
Section 24:6D-1 - Definitions

NJ Rev Stat § 24:6D-1 (2016) What's This?

24:6D-1. Definitions
For the purpose of this act:

A. A "trademark" shall be deemed to mean a mark used to indicate the maker, owner or seller of a drug, cosmetic or device and includes, among other things, any name of a person, or corporation, or any letter, word, device, emblem, figure, seal, stamp, diagram, brand, wrapper, ticket, stopper, label or other mark, lawfully adopted by him, and usually affixed to a drug, cosmetic or device to denote that the same was imported, manufactured, produced, sold, compounded, bottled, packed, or otherwise prepared by him.

B. A trademark shall be "affixed" to a drug, cosmetic or device when it is placed in any manner in or upon:

1. the drug, cosmetic or device itself; or,

2. a box, bale, barrel, bottle, case, cask, platter, or other vessel or package, or a cover, wrapper, stopper, brand, label, or other thing in, by or with which the drug, cosmetic or device is packed, enclosed or otherwise prepared for sale or disposition.

C. A "drug" shall be deemed to include (1) articles recognized in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or official National Formulary, or any supplement to any of them; and (2) articles intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in man or other animals; and (3) articles (other than food) intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or other animals; and (4) articles intended for use as a component of any article specified in clause (1), (2), or (3); but does not include devices or their components, parts, or accessories.

D. "Cosmetic" means (1) articles intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on, introduced into, or otherwise applied to the human body or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance, and (2) articles intended for use as a component of any such articles; except that such term shall not include soap.

E. "Device" means instruments, apparatus, and contrivances, including their components, parts, and accessories, intended (1) for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or other animals; or (2) to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or other animals.

F. A "counterfeit trademark" is one which is designed to resemble a genuine trademark so as to be likely to induce the belief that it is genuine, whether by the use of words or letters, similar in appearance or in sound, or by any sign, device or other means whatsoever.

L.1967, c. 311, s. 1, eff. Feb. 27, 1968.


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