Texas Business and Commerce Code
Sec. § 16.002
Inapplicability of Chapter


This chapter does not apply to the registration or use of a livestock brand or other indicia of ownership of goods that do not qualify as a mark.


Except as provided by this subsection, a trade name is not registrable under this chapter. If a trade name is also a service mark or trademark, the trade name is registrable as a service mark or trademark.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 563 (H.B. 3141), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2012.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 762 (S.B. 1033), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2013.
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