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As noted below the use of the ® symbol is enabled by Title III Section 29 of the Trademark Act of 1946, as amended 1949, 1962, 1975, and 1988 and published November 25, 2013. Note in particular the wording: ..., no profits and no damages shall be recovered under the provisions of this chapter unless the defendant had actual notice of the registration. ...


There is a book on the gag rule and John Quincy Adams' multiyear struggle to overturn it (I read the book and it's a good read...): Arguing about Slavery: John Quincy Adams and the Great Battle in the United States Congress (auth. William Miller, 1995).


The production of safety belts in Soviet Union was started in Estonian SSR by NPO Norma which still exists. According to AS Norma website: Our connections with the international automotive industry were established in 1973, the year in which Norma started producing safety belts for cars. The obligation of using safety belts (if a car is equipped with ...


Either never or in hunter gatherer days, depending on the meaning of your question. The oldest recorded civilization is the Sumerians, which historians apparently claim practiced "fair trials". Preserved clay tablets reveal that the Sumerians maintained courts of justice where people could ...


The seat belts appeared in the Soviet Union in the 1970s, first without enforcing laws, and shortly after the laws were introduced. I do not remember the year when this happened but some time in the late 1970s or early 80s.

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