This chapter shall not affect any suit, proceeding, or appeal pending on January 1, 2008.
(Repealed and added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 711, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2008.)
The intent of this chapter is to provide a system of state trademark registration and protection substantially consistent with the federal system of trademark registration and protection under the Trademark Act of 1946 (15 U.S.C. Sec. 1051 et seq.), as amended. To that end, the construction given the federal act should be examined as nonbinding authority for interpreting and construing this chapter.
(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 711, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2008.)