Texas Business and Commerce Code
Sec. § 16.060
Record and Proof of Registration


(a)

The secretary of state shall keep for public examination a record of all:

(1)

marks registered or renewed under this chapter;

(2)

assignments recorded under Section 16.061; and

(3)

other instruments recorded under Section 16.062.

(b)

Registration of a mark under this chapter is constructive notice throughout this state of the registrants claim of ownership of the mark throughout this state.

(c)

A certificate of registration issued by the secretary of state under this chapter, or a copy of it certified by the secretary of state, is admissible in evidence as prima facie proof of:

(1)

the validity of the registration;

(2)

the registrants ownership of the mark; and

(3)

the registrants exclusive right to use the mark in commerce in this state in connection with the goods or services specified in the certificate, subject to any conditions and limitations stated in the certificate.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 563 (H.B. 3141), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2012.
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