CHAPTER 620a
MARKS

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Sec. 35-3a. Registration; constructive notice of ownership.
Sec. 35-3b. Certificate of registration, prima facie evidence.
Sec. 35-3c. Forum for actions re registration.


Sec. 35-3a. Registration; constructive notice of ownership. Registration of a mark pursuant to chapters 621a and 622a shall be constructive notice of the registrant's claim of ownership thereof.
(P.A. 73-483, S. 8.)

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Sec. 35-3b. Certificate of registration, prima facie evidence. A certificate of registration of a mark pursuant to chapters 621a and 622a shall be prima facie evidence of the validity of the registration, the registrant's ownership of the mark, and the registrant's exclusive right to use the mark in commerce within the state of Connecticut in connection with the goods or services specified in the certificate, subject to any conditions and limitations stated therein.
(P.A. 73-483, S. 9.)

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Sec. 35-3c. Forum for actions re registration. Actions to require cancellation of a mark registered pursuant to chapters 621a and 622a or in mandamus to compel registration of a mark pursuant to said chapter 621a shall be brought in the superior court for the judicial district of Hartford. In an action for cancellation, the Secretary of the State shall not be made a party to the proceeding but he shall be notified of the filing of the complaint by the clerk of the court in which it is filed and shall be given the right to intervene in the action.
(P.A. 73-483, S. 7; P.A. 78-280, S. 6, 127; P.A. 88-230, S. 1, 12; P.A. 90-98, S. 1, 2; P.A. 93-142, S. 4, 7, 8; P.A. 95- 220, S. 4−6.)
History: P.A. 78-280 substituted "judicial district of Hartford-New Britain" for "Hartford county"; P.A. 88-230 replaced "judicial district of Hartford-New Britain" with "judicial district of Hartford", effective September 1, 1991; P.A. 90-98 changed the effective date of P.A. 88-230 from September 1, 1991, to September 1, 1993; P.A. 93-142 changed the effective date of P.A. 88-230 from September 1, 1993, to September 1, 1996, effective June 14, 1993; P.A. 95-220 changed the effective date of P.A. 88-230 from September 1, 1996, to September 1, 1998, effective July 1, 1995.


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