15 U.S.C. 1120 (SECTION 38 OF THE LANHAM ACT): CIVIL LIABILITY FOR FALSE OR FRAUDULENT REGISTRATION
Taken from the U.S. Government Publishing Office in February 2016
§1120 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR FALSE OR FRAUDULENT REGISTRATION
Any person who shall procure registration in the Patent and Trademark Office of a mark by a false or fraudulent declaration or representation, oral or in writing, or by any false means, shall be liable in a civil action by any person injured thereby for any damages sustained in consequence thereof.