RS 51:215.1     

§215.1. Certificate of correction

            A.(1) Whenever the original certificate of registration filed with the secretary of state under any provision of this Chapter is an inaccurate record of the trade name action, trademark action, or service mark action therein referred to, or is defectively or erroneously executed or acknowledged, such instrument may be corrected by filing with the secretary of state a certificate of correction which shall be executed, acknowledged, filed, and recorded in accordance with this Section.

            (2) The certificate of correction shall specify the inaccuracy or defect to be corrected and shall set forth that portion of the instrument in correct form.

            (3) The secretary of state may prescribe and furnish forms for filing the certificate of correction.

            B. The certificate of correction shall be executed as follows:

            (1) In the name of the trade name, trademark, or service mark as a correction to its original or renewal registration and acknowledged by the applicant.

            (2) The certification of correction shall be filed with the secretary of state. After all fees have been paid as required by law, the secretary of state shall record the certificate of correction in his office and endorse thereon the date of the filing. The certificate of correction shall be effective as of the date the original instrument was filed, except as to those persons who are substantially and adversely affected by the correction and as to those persons the corrected certificate shall be effective from the filing date.

            Acts 1991, No. 746, §1; Acts 1999, No. 342, §7; Acts 2019, No. 19, §3, eff. May 28, 2019.