§ 35-18a Definitions
§ 35-18b Disqualification of marks for registration
§ 35-18c Application for registration
§ 35-18d Examination and amendment of application. Disclaimer. Refusal of registration
§ 35-18e Certificate of registration. Effective period. Renewal; fee. Record of marks
§ 35-18f Assignment of mark and registration. Change of name. Recording of other instruments
§ 35-18g Cancellation of registration
§ 35-18h Illegal use of mark. Remedies
§ 35-18i Fraudulent registration
§ 35-18j Common law rights not affected

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 622a - Collective and Certification Marks

  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • applicant: includes the person filing an application for registration of a mark under this chapter, and the legal representatives, successors or assigns of such person. See Connecticut General Statutes 35-18a
  • certification mark: means a mark used upon or in connection with the products or services of one or more persons other than the owner of the mark to certify regional or other origin, material, mode of manufacture, quality, accuracy or other characteristics of such goods or services or that the work or labor on the goods or services was performed by members of a union or other organization. See Connecticut General Statutes 35-18a
  • collective mark: means a trademark or service mark used by the members of a cooperative, an association or other collective group or organization and includes marks used to indicate membership in a union, an association or other organization. See Connecticut General Statutes 35-18a
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • mark: means any word, name, symbol or device, or any combination thereof used to identify and includes any certification mark or collective mark entitled to registration under this chapter whether registered or not. See Connecticut General Statutes 35-18a
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, union, governmental body or agency or other organization. See Connecticut General Statutes 35-18a
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • registrant: includes the person to whom the registration of a mark under this chapter is issued, and the legal representatives, successors or assigns of such person. See Connecticut General Statutes 35-18a
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • use: means the bona fide use of a mark in the ordinary course of business activity and not made merely to reserve a right in a mark. See Connecticut General Statutes 35-18a
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.