The International Trade Commission determines whether the domestic industry is suffering material injury as a result of the imports of the dumped or subsidized products.
The International Trade Commission considers all relevant economic factors, including the domestic industry’s output, sales, market share, employment, and profits.
For further information on the International Trade Commission’s injury investigation. Both the International Trade Commission and Import Administration must make affirmative preliminary determinations for an investigation to go forward.
Trademark – A trademark (popularly known as brand name) in layman’s language is a visual symbol which may be a word signature, name, device, label, numerals or combination of colours used by one undertaking on goods or services or other articles of commerce to distinguish it from other similar goods or services originating from a different undertaking.
The legal requirements to register a trademark under the Act are:
- The selected mark should be capable of being represented graphically (that is in the paper form).
- It should be capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one undertaking from those of others.
- It should be used or proposed to be used mark in relation to goods or services for the purpose of indicating or so as to indicate a connection in the course of trade between the goods or services and some person have the right to use the mark with or without identity of that person.