Like all things, trademark rights can also be exploited for sinister purposes. A trademark can, for example, be used in violation of the antitrust laws and no elaborate references need be made to the legislative history of the Lanham Act to demonstrate that the Act was "not intended to undermine the anti-trust laws."' Certain specific provisions of the Act clearly disclose the legislative intent to dissuade a trademark owner from using his mark in violation of the antitrust laws.
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