KEY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
LAWS IN MISSISSIPPI

  • §41-29-143 provides that it is a crime for any person to possess any equipment which will falsely label prescription drugs or produce packaging which will falsely identify prescription drugs.

    Maximum Sentence: 5 years, $10,000 fine.

  • §41-29-146 makes it a crime for any person to falsely represent that a drug is a prescription drug.

    Maximum Sentence: 5 years, $10,000 fine.

  • §97-21-53 makes it a crime for any person to forge or counterfeit goods.

    Maximum Sentence: 5 years, $10,000 fine.

  • §97-21-55 provides that it is a crime for any person to possess equipment that is used to create forged or counterfeit goods.

    Maximum Sentence: 5 years, $10,000 fine.

  • §97-21-57 makes it a crime for any person to vend forged or counterfeit goods.

    Maximum Sentence: 5 years, $10,000 fine.

  • §97-23-89 states that it is a crime for any person to manufacture or sell a CD of DVD without the name of the manufacturer prominently disclosed on the cover.

    Maximum Sentence: 3 years, $10,000 fine.

 

 
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