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      RS 51:217     


§217. Assignment

            A. Any trademark, trade name, or service mark, and its registration hereunder shall be assignable with the good will of the business in which the mark is used, or with that part of the good will of the business connected with the use of and symbolized by the trademark, trade name, or service mark.

            B. Assignment shall be by instruments in writing duly executed and may be recorded with the secretary of state upon the payment of a fee as provided in R.S. 49:222, payable to the secretary of 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 Subpart shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser for valuable consideration without notice, unless it is recorded with the secretary of state within three months after the date thereof or prior to such subsequent purchase.

            C. The secretary of state may prescribe and furnish forms for assigning a trade name, trademark, and service mark.

            Acts 1983, No. 235, §5, eff. July 1, 1983; Acts 1991, No. 746, §1; Acts 2008, No. 913, §5; Acts 2019, No. 19, §3, eff. May 28, 2019.

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