A. Any person or firm supplying clean laundered articles which are the supplier's property, periodically exchanging clean articles for soiled for a fixed compensation, may adopt, register and use a trademark or trade name in accordance with the Trademark Act [57-3B-1 to 57-3B-17 NMSA 1978] and reproduce it as a mark of ownership on the laundered articles.
B. To qualify under this section, any person or firm using or intending to use a trademark or trade name for the purpose described in Subsection A of this section shall so notify the secretary of state. Upon the notification, which may be made at the time of application, the secretary of state or his authorized representative shall note the words "laundry service mark" on the application for initial issuance or renewal of the trademark or trade name registration.
The fee for such endorsement of the application for registration is ten dollars ($10.00) payable to the secretary of state. This fee is in addition to any other trademark or trade name filing fee, and is due at the time of initial endorsement and at each renewal of the registration.