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Committee on the JudiciaryCourts, Intellectual Property, and the InternetIntroducedApril 1st, 2019
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Fair Licensing Access for Governments Act of 2019
To amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to provide for the registration of marks consisting of the flag, coat of arms, or other official insignia of the United States, any State or municipality of the United States, or any foreign nation.
Who exactly is this "authority"? And why is this jackanape asserting that *Congress* of all things has this competence?!? Section 2(b) of the Act entitled ``An Act to provide for the registration and protection of trademarks used in commerce, to carry out the provisions of certain international conventions, and for other purposes'', approved July 5, 1946 (commonly referred to as the ``Trademark Act of 1946''; 15 U.S.C. 1052(b)) is amended by inserting ``except by the written consent of the competent authority'' after ``simulation thereof''.