2014 Tennessee Code
Title 47 - Commercial Instruments And Transactions
Chapter 50 - Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 47-50-111 - Direct molding -- Unlawful duplication of goods.

TN Code § 47-50-111 (2014) What's This?

(a) It is unlawful for any person to duplicate for the purpose of sale, any manufactured item made by another without the permission of that other person using the direct molding process described in subsection (c).

(b) It is unlawful for any person to sell an item duplicated in violation of subsection (a).

(c) The direct molding processes subject to this section is any direct molding process in which the original manufactured item was itself used as a plug for the making of the mold which is used to manufacture the duplicate item.

(d) Any person injured by a violation of this section may bring an action in a court of competent jurisdiction for an injunction prohibiting such violations. In addition, the injured person shall be entitled to actual damages incurred as a result of such violations, reasonable attorney's fees, and costs.

(e) This section applies only to items duplicated using a mold made on or after July 1, 1983.

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