2017 ORS 649.020¹
Registration of name or insignia of organization
  • certificate of registration
  • fees

(1) An organization that uses a name or insignia may file an application to register the name or insignia with the Secretary of State in accordance with the requirements, procedures and policies set forth for registering marks under ORS 647.015 (Application for registration). The Secretary of State shall evaluate the application as provided in ORS 647.029 (Examination of application by Secretary of State) and 647.035 (Marks ineligible for registration), shall determine whether the name or insignia is in use as provided in ORS 647.017 (When mark is in use) and may issue a certificate of registration for the name or insignia as provided in ORS 647.045 (Certificate of registration).

(2) A certificate of registration that the Secretary of State issues under this section is:

(a) Effective for the term set forth in ORS 647.055 (Period of registration);

(b) Subject to renewal as provided in ORS 647.055 (Period of registration); and

(c) Subject to cancellation as provided in ORS 647.075 (Cancellation of registrations).

(3) For registrations under this section, the Secretary of State shall collect fees as provided in ORS 647.009 (Filing, service, copying and certification fees).

(4) For the purpose of proving in an action or proceeding in a court in this state that an organization registered a name or insignia under this section, a certificate of registration that the Secretary of State issues for a name or insignia has the same effect as a certificate of registration that the Secretary of State issues for marks under ORS 647.045 (Certificate of registration).

(5) A person must bring an action to compel or to cancel a registration for a name or insignia in accordance with the procedures set forth in ORS 647.077 (Action to cancel mark or compel registration) for actions to compel or cancel registrations for marks. [Amended by 2015 c.277 §5]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 649—Insignia and Names of Organizations, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors649.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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