Current as of: 2010
Every person who adopts and uses any trademark for the purpose of designating, making known and distinguishing any merchandise, goods, wares or other products of labor, manufactured, produced, compounded, sold or offered for sale in this state may, subject to the limitations hereafter set forth, file for record in the office of the secretary of state a statement under oath, setting forth:
(1) The name and address of the person applying for such registration;
(2) The class of merchandise and a particular description of the goods comprised in each class to which such trademark has been appropriated and the mode in which it is used, the general nature of the applicant's business, and the use of the subject of registration;
(3) The date when such trademark hereunder was first used or adopted, and that no other person has the right to it, either in the identical form, or having such near resemblance thereto as may be calculated to deceive, or that would be liable to be mistaken therefor;
(4) A facsimile, copy or counterpart of such trademark shall be incorporated in or annexed to such statement, and a duplicate shall be filed therewith. Such statement shall be signed by the applicant in whose behalf it is filed, or by his or its agent or duly authorized officer.
U.S. Code Provisions: Trademarks
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