Connecticut Laws - Title 35 Trade Regulations, Trademarks And Collective And Certification Marks
CHAPTER 621a* TRADEMARKS AND SERVICE MARKS
Sec. 35-11e. Certificate of registration. Effective period. Renewal; fee. Record.

Sec. 35-11e. Certificate of registration. Effective period. Renewal; fee. Record. (48)(1-click HTML)

(a) Upon compliance by the applicant with the requirements of this chapter, the Secretary of the State shall cause a certificate of registration to be issued and delivered to the applicant. The certificate of registration shall be issued under the signature of the Secretary of the State and the seal of the state, and it shall show the name and business address and, if a corporation, the state of incorporation, or if a partnership, the state in which the partnership is organized and the names of the general partners, as specified by the Secretary of the State, of the person claiming ownership of the mark, the date claimed for the first use of the mark anywhere and the date claimed for the first use of the mark in this state, the class of goods or services and a description of the goods or services on or in connection with which the mark is used, a reproduction of the mark, the registration date and the term of the registration. Any certificate of registration issued by the Secretary of the State or a copy thereof certified by the Secretary of the State shall be admissible in evidence as competent and sufficient proof of the registration of such mark in any action or judicial proceedings in any court of this state. (49)

(b) (1) Registration of a mark under this chapter shall be effective for a term of five years from the date of registration and, upon application filed within six months prior to the expiration of such term, in a manner complying with the requirements of the Secretary of the State, the registration may be renewed for a like term from the end of the expiring term. A fee for the application for renewal of one hundred dollars, payable to the Secretary of the State, shall accompany the application for renewal of the registration. A registration of a mark may be renewed for successive periods of five years in like manner. (2) Any registration in force on October 1, 1993, shall expire ten years from the date of the registration or of the last renewal thereof and may be renewed for periods of five years each by filing a renewal application with the Secretary of the State as provided in subdivision (1) of this subsection. (50)

(c) All applications for renewal under this section shall include a verified statement that the mark has been in use and is still in use in this state, and include three specimens showing actual use of the mark in commerce in the state upon or in connection with the goods or services. (51)

(d) The Secretary of the State shall keep for public examination a record of all marks registered or renewed under this chapter. (52)

  

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