Commercial Law – General Regulatory Provisions

Registration and Protection of Trademarks


§ 6-2-6. Assignment.

Any mark and its registration under this chapter 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 mark. Assignment shall be by instruments in writing duly executed and may be recorded with the secretary of state upon the payment of a fee of twenty dollars ($20.00) 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 its last renewal. An assignment of any registration shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser for valuable consideration without notice, unless it is recorded with the secretary of state within three (3) months after the date of assignment or prior to any subsequent purchase.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1975, ch. 89, § 2; P.L. 2014, ch. 528, § 4.)