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(a) Any mark and its registration under this chapter shall be assignable with the good will of the business or organization in which the mark is used, or with that part of the good will of the business or organization connected with the use of and symbolized by the mark. Assignment shall be by instruments in writing duly executed and may be recorded with the Secretary of the State upon the payment of a recording fee of twenty-five dollars, payable to the Secretary of the State, who, upon recording of the assignment, shall issue in the name of the assignee a new certificate for the remainder of the term of the registration or of the last renewal thereof. An assignment of any registration under this chapter shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser for valuable consideration without notice, unless it is recorded with the Secretary of the State within three months after the date thereof or prior to such subsequent purchase.
(b) Any registrant or applicant effecting a change of the name of the person to whom the registration was issued or by whom an application was filed may record a certificate of change of name of the registrant or applicant with the Secretary of the State upon the payment of the recording fee of twenty-five dollars for each registration.
(c) Other instruments which relate to a mark registered or application pending pursuant to this chapter including, but not limited to, licenses, security interests or mortgages, may be recorded in the discretion of the Secretary of the State, provided such instrument is in writing and duly executed. A grant of a security interest shall be by instrument in writing duly executed. Such other instruments shall be recorded by the Secretary of the State upon the payment of the recording fee of twenty-five dollars.
(d) Acknowledgment shall be prima facie evidence of the execution of an assignment or other instrument and, when recorded by the Secretary of the State, the record shall be prima facie evidence of execution.
(e) A photocopy of any instrument referred to in subsection (a), (b), (c) or (d) of this section shall be accepted for recording if it is certified by any of the parties thereto, or their successors, to be a true and correct copy of the original.
(f) The Secretary of the State shall keep for public examination a record of all documents recorded pursuant to this section.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Connecticut General Statutes Title 35. Trade Regulations, Trademarks and Collective and Certification Marks § 35-18f. Assignment of mark and registration. Change of name. Recording of other instruments - last updated June 28, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ct/title-35-trade-regulations-trademarks-and-collective-and-certification-marks/ct-gen-st-sect-35-18f/
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