Form MARK-1 "Application for Registration of a Mark" - Maine

What Is Form MARK-1?

This is a legal form that was released by the Maine Department of the Secretary of State - a government authority operating within Maine. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

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  • Released on August 1, 2004;
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Filing Fee $60 for one class, plus $10 for each additional class
MARK
STATE OF MAINE
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION
_____________________
Deputy Secretary of State
A True Copy When Attested By Signature
Pursuant to 10 MRSA §1522, the undersigned hereby applies
_____________________
to the Secretary of State of Maine to register the following
Deputy Secretary of State
mark:
CAREFULLY READ ALL OF THE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE YOU COMPLETE THIS FORM.
A.
DATES OF FIRST USE: (to the best of the applicant’s knowledge and belief)
1.
Date of first use anywhere: __________________________
2.
Date of first use in Maine by applicant or predecessor in business: __________________________
If predecessor, list name and address under which mark was last used:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
B.
1. TEXT - list word(s) to be protected, if any (if none, so indicate):
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. FEATURES - describe in detail the design to be protected, if any (if none, so indicate):
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
C.
TYPE OF MARK and CLASS NUMBER: _____________________________________________________________
D.
DESCRIBE goods manufactured or sold and/or the service that is provided:
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
DESCRIBE manner in which mark is applied to the goods or used to promote their sale and/or the manner in which the
mark is used in connection with the service:
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Attach additional pages, if necessary.
FORM NO. Mark-1 (1 of 2)
Filing Fee $60 for one class, plus $10 for each additional class
MARK
STATE OF MAINE
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION
_____________________
Deputy Secretary of State
A True Copy When Attested By Signature
Pursuant to 10 MRSA §1522, the undersigned hereby applies
_____________________
to the Secretary of State of Maine to register the following
Deputy Secretary of State
mark:
CAREFULLY READ ALL OF THE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE YOU COMPLETE THIS FORM.
A.
DATES OF FIRST USE: (to the best of the applicant’s knowledge and belief)
1.
Date of first use anywhere: __________________________
2.
Date of first use in Maine by applicant or predecessor in business: __________________________
If predecessor, list name and address under which mark was last used:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
B.
1. TEXT - list word(s) to be protected, if any (if none, so indicate):
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. FEATURES - describe in detail the design to be protected, if any (if none, so indicate):
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
C.
TYPE OF MARK and CLASS NUMBER: _____________________________________________________________
D.
DESCRIBE goods manufactured or sold and/or the service that is provided:
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
DESCRIBE manner in which mark is applied to the goods or used to promote their sale and/or the manner in which the
mark is used in connection with the service:
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Attach additional pages, if necessary.
FORM NO. Mark-1 (1 of 2)
E.
I, ____________________________________________________________________________________________ believe
(Print/Type Name and Capacity)
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
(“Myself”, Firm, Association or Corporate Name)
to be the owner of the accompanying mark and that “no other person to the best of my knowledge and belief has the right to
use the mark in this state as a mark or as a trade name or as a corporate name either in the identical form thereof or in such
near resemblance thereto as to be likely, when applied to the goods or services of the other person, to cause confusion or to
cause mistake or to deceive.” (10 MRSA §1522.2.D)
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Signature of Applicant (Individual, Corporate or Association Officer)
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
(Mailing Address, City, State and Zip Code)
F.
Applicant is a (an)
individual
general partnership
limited partnership
corporation
association
union
other _______________________________________________________
(Explain)
If a corporation, limited partnership, limited liability company or limited liability partnership, the jurisdiction (state) of
incorporation/organization is _____________________________ and the date of incorporation/organization in its
jurisdiction is __________________________________
G.
Date of this application ________________________________________
You MUST submit THREE (3) samples of the mark text and/or design with this application. If the mark is to be protected in color,
all the samples must be in the appropriate colors. NOTE: Samples may be 3 of the same item, i.e. business cards, letterhead, etc.
The execution of an application containing false statements that one does not believe to be true is punishable as a Class D crime
§
according to the Maine Criminal Code, 17-A MSEA
453, “Unsworn Falsification”.
Please remit your payment made payable to the Secretary of State.
SUBMIT COMPLETED FORMS TO: CORPORATE EXAMINING SECTION, SECRETARY OF STATE,
101 STATE HOUSE STATION, AUGUSTA, ME 04333-0101
FORM NO. MARK-1 (2 of 2) Rev. 8/1/2004
TEL. (207) 624-7752
Filer Contact Cover Letter
To:
Department of the Secretary of State
Tel. (207) 624-7752
Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101
Name of Entity (s):
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
List type of filing(s) enclosed
(i.e. Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Merger, Articles of Amendment, Certificate
of Correction, etc.) Attach additional pages as needed.
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
Special handling request(s):
(check all that apply)
Hold for pick up
Expedited filing - 24 hour service ($50 additional filing fee per entity, per service)
Expedited filing - Immediate service ($100 additional filing fee per entity, per service)
Total filing fee(s) enclosed: $ ________________
Contact Information – questions regarding the above filing(s), please call or email:
(failure to provide a
contact name and telephone number or email address will result in the return of the erroneous filing (s) by the Secretary of State’s office)
___________________________________
___________________________________
(Name of contact person)
(Daytime telephone number)
____________________________________________________
(Email address)
The enclosed filing(s) and fee(s) are submitted for filing. Please return the attested copy to the following
address:
______________________________________________________________________________
(Name of attested recipient)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Firm or Company)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Mailing Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State & Zip)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF A MARK
Be sure to read Chapter 280 (Rules for Marks Registered Under Title 10, Chapter 301-A) for restrictions on what you can
file and review the list of class numbers for marks (goods and services). The mark may consist of one or more words, or a design or a
combination of both words and a design.
$60.00
$10.00
The proper fee for filing is
for one class plus
for each additional class.
You MUST submit THREE (3) samples of the mark text and/or design with this application. If the mark is to be protected
in color, all the samples must be in the appropriate colors. NOTE: Samples may be 3 of the same item, i.e. business cards,
letterhead, etc.
THE FOLLOWING ARE ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE FORM.
A.
DATES OF FIRST USE:
1. Even if exact date is unknown, please give at least a month or season along with the year. (Date cannot be in
the future)
2. Date of first use in Maine, same as above. The date of first use in Maine can be the same as the date of first use
anywhere, however, it can not be prior to the date of first use anywhere. If there was no predecessor, put N/A
on the next line.
B.
DESCRIPTION OF TEXT AND FEATURES
List the text and/or provide in your own choice of words a full description of any design or logo. The better your
description is, the better your protection will be. DO NOT simply refer to the attached samples for either the text or
the design.
C.
TYPES OF MARKS:
Trademark - a mark applied to goods the applicant manufactures or sells.
Service Mark - a mark used in connection with the services the applicant provides.
Combined Service/Trademark - a mark applied to goods and used in connection with services provided by the
applicant.
Certification Mark - a mark used by one or more persons other than the owners to certify the characteristics of
goods and services provided by others.
Collective Mark - a mark used by members of a collective organization in connection with goods or services to
indicate membership.
CLASS NUMBERS:
Classes 1-35 pertain to marks applied to goods manufactured or sold.
Classes 36-43 pertain to marks used in connection with services provided.
If you have a combined service/trademark you must choose at least two class numbers, at least one number from
1 to 35 and at least one number from 36 to 43.
D.
MANNER OF USE:
Some examples of manner of use are: labels on the product, containers for the goods, business cards and newspaper
ads for a particular service.
E.
NAME, ADDRESS AND CAPACITY OF APPLICANT:
Type or print the name of the person signing. If the applicant is a corporation, the person signing must be an officer
of the corporation and must provide a corporate title. If the applicant is a type of entity other than a corporation, the
person signing must provide a capacity which empowers him or her to sign on its behalf. The applicant must sign
the application and add the mailing address, city, state and zip code.
F.
TYPE OF APPLICANT:
Check the box that applies to you. If you check “other”, be sure to explain who (what type of entity) the applicant
is. If the applicant is a corporation, limited partnership, limited liability company or limited liability partnership,
please add the state of incorporation/organization and the date of incorporation/organization.
G.
DATE OF APPLICATION:
Provide the date (month, day and year) on which the application was completed and signed. The date the
application was executed may be the same as the date of use anywhere and the date of use in Maine, however, it
cannot be a date in the future.
PLEASE NOTE:
This office does not give legal advice, however, a corporate examiner is always available to assist you in
completing any of our forms.
Please remit your payment made payable to the Secretary of State.
Submit the completed form to: CORPORATE EXAMINING SECTION, SECRETARY OF STATE,
101 STATE HOUSE STATION, AUGUSTA, ME 04333-0101
TEL. (207) 624-7752
Mark Instructions (2 of 2) Rev. 8/1/2004
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