The Note argues that the U.S. Customs Service should revise the affiliate exception to resolve the exception's present inconsistency with section 42 of the Lanham Act. The Note argues that the affiliate exception is incongruous with the plain language and underlying intent of section 42 of the Lanham Act. The Note finally argues that the Customs Service should revise the affiliate exception to maintain consistency with the very statute it was promulgated to enforce.
David A. Piedra,
Section 42 of the Lanham Act and Non-Genuine Gray Market Goods: Re-evaluating the Affiliate Exception,
13 Fordham Int'l L.J. 680
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