2021 Tennessee Code
Title 47 - Commercial Instruments and Transactions
Chapter 25 - Trade Practices
Part 4 - Trademarks on Drugs
§ 47-25-403. Prohibited Acts
It is unlawful for any person without the written authority of the owner of a trademark for a drug to do or be concerned in the doing of any of the following acts:
- Making or causing to be made, selling, possessing, or using commercially any counterfeit, copy, or deceptive imitation of such trademark or any package or label bearing or containing any such counterfeit, copy, or deceptive imitation;
- Knowingly receiving, keeping or having in the person's possession or under the person's control, selling, offering for sale, or disposing of any drug bearing any counterfeit, copy, or deceptive imitation of such trademark or in any package or under any label bearing any such counterfeit, copy, or deceptive imitation;
- Making or causing to be made or knowingly possessing, selling, disposing of, delivering, or offering to deliver to any person a die, plate, block, stone, type-face, matrix, or other means of printing, lithographing, or otherwise making a counterfeit, copy, or deceptive imitation of such trademark; or
- Knowingly misrepresenting orally or by advertisement or artifice the manufacture or origin or commercial sponsorship of any drug sold, offered, or exposed for sale.
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