Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The making of one thing in the similitude or likeness of another; as, counterfeit coin is said to be made "in imitation" of the genuine. An imitation of a trade-mark is tbat which so far resembles the genuine trade-mark as to be likely to induce the belief that it is genuine, whether by the use of words or letters similar in appearance or in sound or by'any sign, device or other means. Pen. Code N. Y. 1903, ยง 368; Wagner v. Daly, 67 Hun, 477, 22 N. Y, Supp. 498; State v. Harris, 27 N. C. 294.