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Title 8 Commercial Law and Consumer Protection, Chapter 12, Trademarks, Names, Marks, Devices, and Labels

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademark Applications in the State of Alabama

Trade and Commerce Title 45, Chapter 45.50, Competitive Practices and Regulation of Competition, Article 01, Trademark

Chapter 71 of the Arkansas Code, Trademarks and Labels.

Title 44, Trade and Commerce, Chapter 10, Competition and Competitive Practices, Article 3-Registration and Protection of Trademarks and Service Marks:

44-1441 - Definitions 44-1442 - Registerability 44-1443 - Application for registration 44-1444 - Certificate of registration; admissibility as evidence 44-1445 - Duration of registration; renewal notice; application and fee 44-1446 - Assignment of mark and registration 44-1447 - Records 44-1448 - Cancellation of registrations 44-1448.01 - Injury to business reputation; dilution 44-1449 - Classification of goods or services 44-1450 - Fraudulent registration; damages 44-1451 - Remedies for infringement 44-1452 - Common law rights 44-1453 - Counterfeit marks; violation; classification; presumption; seizure; forfeiture; remedies; definitions 44-1455 - Use of unauthorized copy of computer software; violation; classification 44-1456 - Use of trademarked container for other articles; violation; classification.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademark Applications in the state of Arizona

Search Registered Trademarks and Service Marks Database for the state of Arizona

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Division 6, Business Rights General Provisions, Chapter 2, Registration and Protection of Trademarks, Section 14200 et seq.

Fees and Forms for Filing a Trademark in the State of California

Title 7-Corporations and Associations, Chapter 7, Trademarks, Business and Farm Names- Article 70 - Trademarks, 7-70-101 to 7-70-113.

Definitions: Section 7-70-101; Application for Registration: 7-70-102; Certificate of Registration: 7-70-103; Duration and Renewal: 7-70-104; Assignment and Change of Name: 7-70-105; Records: 7-70-106; Cancellation by Secretary of State: 7-70-107; Action for Cancellation: 7-70-108; Classification : 7-70-109; Fraudulent Registration: 7-70-110; Infringement-Civil Action 7-70-111; Remedies: 7-70-112; Common Law Rights: 7-71-113; Membership of Firm-Business under Assumed Name-Fees: 7-71-101; Penalty for Failure to File: 7-71-102.

Fees and Forms for Filing a Trademark in the State of Colorado.

Title 35, Trade Regulations, Trademarks and collective and Certification Marks, Chapter 621a, Trademarks and Service Marks, See Also Chapter 620a Marks

Title XXXIII Regulation of Trade, Commerce, Investments and Solicitations, Chapter 495: Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks

Definitions. 495.011 Registerability 495.021 Reservation.495.027 Application for registration. 495.031 Use by related companies. 495.041 Disclaimers. 495.051 Certificate of registration. 495.061 Duration and renewal. 495.071 Assignment. 495.081 Records. 495.091 Cancellation. 495.101 Classification. 495.111 Fraudulent registration. 495.121 Infringement. 495.131 Remedies. 495.141 Injury to business reputation; dilution. 495.151 Common-law rights. 495.161 Effective date; repeal of prior acts. 495.171 Construction of chapter 495.181.

 

The Official Code of Georgia Governing Trademarks : Title 10, Section 1-440 et seq.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Georgia

 

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Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 765, Property: Trademark Registration and Protection Act 1036

See Also Rights and Remedies, Chapter 765, Property: Miscellaneous Property, Counterfeit Trademark Act 1040

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Illinois

Indiana Code, Title 24, Art 2 Trademarks, Tradenames and Trade Secrets

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Indiana.

 

Kansas Statutes: Chapter 81-Trademarks and Service Marks: Article 2: 81-201 Title

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Kansas

 

Louisiana Revised Statutes: Section 213, Powers of the secretary of state; reservation of trade names, trademarks, and service marks.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Louisiana

Search the Corporate Databases for business names, trademarks, registered agents and individual names registered in the State of Louisiana.

 

Title 10: Commerce and Trade, Part 4: Trademarks and Names, Chapter 301-A, The Registration and Protection of Marks

1521. Definitions 1521-A. Use of marks 1522. Registration 1523. Attested copy 1524. Duration and renewal 1525. Assignment 1525-A. Amendment 1526. Records 1526-A. Information requests 1527. Cancellation; classification 1527-A. Powers of the Secretary of State 1527-B. Expedited service 1527-C. Access to Secretary of State's database 1527-D. Publications 1528. Fraudulent registration 1529. Infringement 1530. Injury to business reputation; dilution 1531. Remedies 1532. Common law rights

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Maine

Business Regulation, Index to Trademark Laws of Maryland: Article, 1-401 et seq.,

1-401. Definitions 1-402. Effect of subtitle 1-403. Records 1-404. Registration authorized 1-405. Classes of goods and services 1-406. Applications for registration 1-407. Hearings 1-409. Issuance and contents of certificate of registration 1-410. Term and renewal of registration 1-411. Assignment 1-412. Cancellation of registration. 1-413. Fraudulent registration. a 1-414. Infringement

General Laws of Massachusetts, Chapter 110B, Registration and Protection of Trademarks

Section 1. Definitions. Section 2. Application for registration of trademark; filing. Section 3. Registration restrictions. Section 4. Certificate of registration; issuance; status as constructive notice and as evidence; defenses. Section 5. Effective term; renewal; fee; notification of expiration; statement of use. Section 6. Assignment of marks and registration; recording; fee; good faith purchasers for value protected. Section 7. Public records. Section 8. Cancellation of registration. Section 9. Rules and regulations; classes of goods and services. Section 10. Fraudulent procuring of registration; damages. Section 11. Use or counterfeiting of marks without consent of registrant; remedies. Section 12. Injunctive relief. Section 13. Counterfeit or imitation marks; injunction; damages; destruction. Section 14. Common law rights. Section 15. Rules and regulations; administrative proceedings. Section 16. Severability.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Massachusetts

Act 242 of 1969, Trademarks and Service Marks

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Michigan

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Chapter 333, Assumed Names, Insignia,and Marks:

333.001 Definitions. 333.01 Commercial assumed names. 333.02 Filing of certificate. 333.03 Repealed, 1978 c 698 s 9 333.035 Amendment of certificate. 333.04 Secretary of state; duties, fees. 333.05 Repealed, 1978 c 698 s 9 333.055 Term of certificate; renewal, notices, fees. 333.06 Pleading failure to file certificate; costs. 333.065 Penalty for violation. 333.07 Lodges, societies and the like may register. 333.08 Application. 333.09 Secretary of state to keep record and index. 333.10 Duplicates not registered. 333.11 Issuance of certificates. 333.12 Fees. 333.13 Violations; penalties. 333.135 Improper use of insignia. 333.14 Unauthorized use is a crime. 333.15 Threatened use may be restrained. 333.16 Vested rights not affected. 333.17 Forbidden in business; "marine" exception. 333.18 Definitions. 333.19 Unregisterable matter; collective and certification marks. 333.20 Application; form, signature, specimen of mark, fee. 333.21 Certificate of registration, issuance, evidentiary effect. 333.22 Term of registration; renewal, notice, fee. 333.23 Conveyances of marks; recordation, fee, necessity. 333.24 Secretary of state's record of marks. 333.25 Cancellation of marks. 333.26 Must use U.S. patent and trademark office system. 333.27 Improper registration; liability. 333.28 Identical or similar marks; liability for misuse. 333.285 Dilution of distinctive famous mark may be enjoined. 333.29 Remedies. 333.30 Marks acquired at common law. 333.305 Forum is district court; service on nonresident registrant. 333.31 Service of process upon nonresident registrants. 333.40 Trademark; when deemed affixed. 333.41 Trademarks of workers' unions. 333.42 Counterfeiting or dealing in counterfeits; how punished. 333.43 Registration. 333.44 Fraudulent registration or use; penalty. 333.45 Illegal use of certificate of registration. 333.50 Unauthorized use is a crime. 333.51 Threatened use may be restrained. 333.52 Vested rights not affected. 333.53 Unauthorized use is a crime. 333.54 Threatened use may be restrained.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Minnesota

Mississippi Code of 1972 As Amended, Title 75 Regulation of Trade, Commerce and Investments, Chapter 025

75-25-1. Definitions. 75-25-3. Registerability 75-25-5. Application for registration. 75-25-7. Certificate of registration. 75-25-9. Duration and renewal. 75-25-11. Assignment. 75-25-13. Records. 75-25-15. Cancellation. 75-25-17. Classification. 75-25-19. Fraudulent registrations. 75-25-21. Infringement. 75-25-23. Remedies. 75-25-25. Common law rights. 75-25-27. Fraternal associations or societies. 75-25-29. [Effective January 1, 1997] Actions for cancellation. 75-25-31. [Effective January 1, 1997] Good faith acquisition of marks. 75-25-33. [Effective January 1, 1997] Fees.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Mississippi

 

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Missouri Revised Statutes, Chapter 417: Trademarks, Names and Private Emblems:

Section 417-005 Definitions. Section 417-011 Prohibited Marks; Section 417.016 Registration of trademark--application, contents--information required by secretary of state--fee, how payable--refusal to register mark, procedure.Section 417-018 Additional fee. Section 417-021 Certificate of registration, how issued--admissible as evidence--duplicate of certificate, application, fee--abstract of mark, fee.Section 417-026 Term of registration--notice of expiration, when required. Section 417-031 Assignment of mark, procedure. Section 417-036 Registry of marks open to public. Section 417-041 Cancellation of marks, when. Section 417-046 Classes of goods and services--single application for mark to cover only one class. Section 417-051 Fraudulent filing or registration--civil damages to injured party. Section 417-056 Prohibited acts--civil action for damages, when. Section 417-061 Injunctive relief, when--order for payment to owner of mark --destruction of counterfeit marks. Section 417-066 Common law marks not affected--pending suits not affected--actions to require cancellation of a mark or to compel registration, venue, parties.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Missouri

 

Title 30, Chapter 13, Assumed Business Names, Trademarks, and Related Rights, Part 3 Trademarks

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Montana

 

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Trademark Registration Act of 2000, Sections 87-126 through 87-144.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Nebraska

 

Nevada Revised Statutes, Registration and Protection of Trademarks, Tradenames and Service Marks Section 600.240 to 600.450

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Nevada

Special Forms: Assignment of Mark and Right of Publicity

Secretary of State Office, State of Nevada

Revised Statutes of the State of New Hampshire, Chapter 350-A, Model State Trademark Act

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of New Hampshire

Title 56, Trade Name, Trademarks and Unfair Trade Practices, Chapter 3, 1995 Amendatory and Supplementary Act.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademark Applications in the State of New Jersey

New Mexico:

Chapter 57, Article 3B, Trademarks

GBS - General Business Article 24- Trademarks, Service Marks and Business Reputation

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of New York

 

Chapter 80. Trademarks, Brands, etc. Article 1, Trademark Registration Act.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of North Carolina

Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 1329: Labels and Marks.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Ohio

Oklahoma Trademark Code, Title 78, Chapters 21-29

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Oklahoma

Oregon Revised Statutes, Chapter 647: Trademarks and Service Marks

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Oregon

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Pennsylvania:

CHAPTER 6-2 Registration and Protection of Trademarks Index of Sections

Sections 6-2-1 Definitions. 6-2-2 Application for registration. 6-2-3 Registerability 6-2-4 Certificate of registration. 6-2-5 Duration and renewal. 6-2-6 Assignment. 6-2-7 Records. 6-2-8 Cancellation. 6-2-9 Classification. 6-2-10 Fraudulent registration. 6-2-11 Infringement. 6-2-12 Injury to business reputation Dilution. 6-2-13 Remedies. 6-2-14 Common law rights. 6-2-15 Severability. 6-2-16 Termination of prior registrations.

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Rhode lsland

Title 39, Trade and Commerce, Chapter 15: Labels and Trademarks

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademark Applications in the State of South Carolina

Secretary of State Office re: Trademarks

Title 37, Trade Regulations, Chapter 37-6: Trademark and Service Mark Protection

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of South Dakota

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Tennessee:

Title 47, Chapter 25 Trade Practices, Part 5, Tennessee Trademark Act of 2000 (Scroll down to Part 5)

Trademark Rules (Chapter 1360-7-1)

Trademark and Service Mark Filing Guide for the State of Tennessee

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Tennessee

Searchable Database for Marks Registered in the State of Tennessee

 

Texas:

Business and Commerce Code, Chapter 16: Trademarks

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Texas

Utah Code -- Title 70 -- Chapter 03-- Trademarks and Service Marks

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Utah

TITLE 09: Commerce and Trade Chapter 071: Trademarks, Registration of Name or Mark

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Vermont

Title 59.1 - Trade and Commerce: Chapter 6.1 - Registration and Protection of Trademarks and Service Marks

59.1-92.1. Short title. 59.1-92.2. Definitions. 59.1-92.3. Registerability 59.1-92.4. Application for registration. 59.1-92.5. Filing of applications. 59.1-92.6. Certificate of registration. 59.1-92.7. Duration and renewal. 59.1-92.8. Assignments and changes of name. 59.1-92.9. Records............ 59.1-92.10. Cancellation. 59.1-92.11. Classification. 59.1-92.12. Infringement. 59.1-92.13. Remedies. 59.1-92.14. Service on out-of-state registrants. 59.1-92.15. Common law rights. 59.1-92.16. Fees 59.1-92.17. Commission may consider final judgments. 59.1-92.18. Appeals from final action of Commission. 59.1-92.19. Regulations and forms.. 59.1-92.20. Fees to cover expense of regulation. 59.1-92.21. Olympic symbols.

Revised Code of Washington; Trademark Registration: Chapter 19.77

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Washington

Chapter 47, Regulation of Trade, Article 2 : Trademarks in General

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of West Virginia

2001 Wisconsin Statutes: Chapter 132: Trademarks, Badges and Labeled Products

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Wisconsin

2000 Wyoming Statutes, Title 40: Trade and Commerce, Chapter 1, Trademarks and Service Marks

Fees and Forms for Filing Trademarks in the State of Wyoming


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