The Natural Stress Relief© technique is a product (Manual + Audio)
that is different from the following registered Service Marks
(class 41, USA registration*):
PRIMORDIAL SOUND MEDITATION® Registration Number 2064188 Serial Number 74695285 CHOPRA ENTERPRISES LLC TM® Registration Number 1015556 Serial Number 72426073 MAHARISHI FOUNDATION, LTD. TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION® Registration Number 1082923 Serial Number 73096512 MAHARISHI FOUNDATION, LTD. The Natural Stress Relief technique is protected by Copyright:
NATURAL STRESS RELIEF TECHNIQUE TECNICA NATURALE ANTISTRESS© Registrazione SIAE 0303023, Roma, Italia Istituto Scientia, Massa, Italia, 2003 * Note. "Transcendental Meditation" is a generic term that was NOT accepted as a Mark in several countries (for example: UK).
According to US law (Lanham Act or Trademark Act, that is Title 15 of the United States Code), specifically U.S.C. Section 1125, Trademark or Service Mark terms can be used for comparison purposes, if such use does not confuse the consumer about the product, the source of the product, or (in advertising) the source of the possible ads.
Fair "comparison advertising" (including use of mark terms as keywords) is allowed. For example, see: http://www.law.duke.edu/journals/dltr/articles/2005dltr0021.html
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