Senate Bill No. 1196
               Senate Bill No. 1196

              PUBLIC ACT NO. 95-258

AN  ACT  CONCERNING  THE PENALTY FOR THE MISUSE OR
COUNTERFEITING  OF  STAMPS,  LABELS,   TRADEMARKS,
SERVICE  MARKS, COLLECTIVE MARKS AND CERTIFICATION
MARKS.


    Section  53-347a  of  the  general statutes is
repealed and the following is substituted in  lieu
thereof:
    (a)   Any   person   who   uses,   forges   or
counterfeits the individual stamp or label of  any
mechanic  or  manufacturer, with intent to defraud
another, or vends or  offers  to  vend  any  goods
having  any  such forged or counterfeited stamp or
label  thereon,  knowing  it  to  be   forged   or
counterfeited,  without disclosing the fact to the
purchaser, shall be imprisoned not more than  [six
months]  FIVE  YEARS  or  fined not more than [one
hundred] TWO HUNDRED  FIFTY  THOUSAND  dollars  or
both.
    (b)  Any  person  who,  fraudulently  and with
intent to deceive, affixes any mark recorded under
chapter  621a  or any imitation thereof calculated
to deceive, to any goods,  receptacle  or  package
similar  in  descriptive  properties  to  those to
which  such  mark   is   appropriated;   or   who,
fraudulently  and  with intent to deceive, places,
in any receptacle or package to which is  lawfully
affixed  a  recorded  mark, goods other than those
which such mark is designed  and  appropriated  to
protect;  or  who, fraudulently and with intent to
deceive, deals in or keeps for sale any goods with
a  mark fraudulently affixed as above described in
this  section,  or  any  goods  contained  in  any
package  or receptacle having a lawful mark, which
are not such goods as such mark was  designed  and
appropriated  to  protect, shall be fined not more
than [five hundred]  TWO  HUNDRED  FIFTY  THOUSAND
dollars  or imprisoned not more than [thirty days]
FIVE YEARS or both.
    (c)    Any    person,    firm,    partnership,
corporation,   association,   union    or    other
organization   (1)   who  wilfully  and  knowingly
counterfeits or imitates, or offers  for  sale  or
otherwise  utters or circulates any counterfeit or
imitation of a mark recorded under  chapter  622a;
or  (2)  who  uses  or  displays  a  genuine  mark
recorded  under  said  chapter  in  a  manner  not
authorized by the registrant and knowing that such
use or display is not so authorized; or (3) who in
any  way  uses  the name or mark, whether recorded
under said chapter  or  not,  of  any  individual,
firm, partnership, corporation, association, union
or other organization, in and about  the  sale  of
goods or otherwise not being authorized to use the
same and knowing that such  use  is  unauthorized,
shall  be fined not [less than one hundred dollars
nor] more than two hundred FIFTY THOUSAND  dollars
or  imprisoned  not  [less  than three months nor]
more than [one year] FIVE YEARS or be  both  fined
and   imprisoned.   In   all   cases   where  such
association, union or other  organization  is  not
incorporated, complaint may be made by any officer
or  member   of   such   association,   union   or
organization  in behalf of such union, association
or organization.