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78-55.


78-55.
   
   A. This act does not apply to:
   
   1. Conduct in compliance with the orders or rules of, or a statute
   administered by, a federal, state, or local governmental agency;
   
   2. Publishers, broadcasters, printers, or other persons engaged in the
   dissemination of information or reproduction of printed or pictorial
   matter who publish, broadcast, or reproduce material without knowledge
   of its deceptive character;
   
   3. Actions or appeals pending on the date that this act becomes
   effective; or
   
   4. Motor vehicle dealers who are new car franchise dealers covered
   under the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Commission Law as set forth
   in Sections 561 through 580.2 of Title 47 of the Oklahoma Statutes,
   inclusive.
   
   B. This act shall be interpreted to apply to the use by a person of
   any service mark, trademark, certification mark, collective mark,
   trade name, or other trade identification which was used and not
   abandoned prior to the effective date of this act, if the use was in
   good faith and is otherwise lawful except for the provisions of this
   act.
   
   C. For purposes of paragraphs 13 and 14 of subsection A of Section 53
   of this title, a telephone company or other provider of a telephone
   directory or directory assistance service or its officer or agent is
   immune from liability for publishing the listing of a fictitious
   business name or assumed business name of a supplier in its directory
   or directory assistance database unless the telephone company or other
   provider of a telephone or directory assistance service is the same
   person as the supplier who has committed the deceptive act.
   

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