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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 21. Securities and Retail Franchising
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Division of Securities and Retail Franchising
Chapter 120. Virginia Trademark and Service Mark Act

21VAC5-120-10. Definitions.

Part I
General Administration

As used in the Virginia Trademark and Service Mark Act (1998), the following regulations and forms pertaining to trademarks and service marks, and instructions of the State Corporation Commission, the following meanings shall apply:

"Act" means the Virginia Trademark and Service Mark Act (1998) contained in Chapter 6.1 (§ 59.1-92.1 et seq.) of Title 59.1 of the Code of Virginia.

"Application" means all information required by the forms prescribed by the State Corporation Commission as well as any additional information required by the State Corporation Commission and any required fees.

"Commission" means the State Corporation Commission.

"Division" means the Securities and Retail Franchising Division of the State Corporation Commission.

"Exhibit" means an image or drawing of the mark on a separate sheet of paper without any extraneous markings.

"Mark" means any trademark or service mark entitled to registration under the Act, whether registered or not.

"Specimen" means evidence demonstrating use, as that term is defined in § 59.1-92.2 of the Act, of a mark in the ordinary course of trade in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13 and 59.1-92.19 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 14, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1998.

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