(1) Registration of a mark under this chapter is effective for a term of five years from the date of registration and may be renewed for successive five-year terms. The Secretary of State shall renew the registration if the registrant:
(a) Submits an application for renewal, verified as provided in ORS 647.015 (3) , within 180 days before the term of registration expires;
(b) Includes with the application a statement, verified as provided in ORS 647.015 (3) , that the mark has been in use and is still in use; and
(c) Includes with the application a specimen showing actual use of the mark.
(2) A registration that is effective on June 23, 2009, shall remain in effect for the remainder of the term of registration. The registration may be renewed as provided in subsection (1) of this section.
(3) The Secretary of State, before the term of registration expires, shall notify the registrant in writing at the mailing address shown for the registrant in the current records of the Secretary of State that the registrant must renew the registration.
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