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Certificate of filing
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 17-A
§ 277. Certificate of filing. Upon compliance with the requirements
of this article, the secretary of state shall cause a certificate to be
issued and delivered to the person filing the statement. The certificate
shall be issued over the signature of the secretary of state and the
seal of the department of state, and it shall show the name and business
address of the person claiming ownership of the vessels, receptacles or
utensils upon which the name, mark or device is produced; the nature of
the business of the person filing; the type of vessels, receptacles or
utensils on which the name, mark or device is produced and used; a copy,
specimen, facsimile or counterpart of such name, mark or device as filed
in the secretary of state's office, or a reproduction thereof; and the
filing date.

Any certificate issued under the provisions hereof and duly certified
by the secretary of state, or a certified copy of the statement filed,
shall be admissible in evidence in any action or judicial proceedings in
any court of this state as competent and sufficient proof of the filing
pursuant to this article, and shall be prima facie evidence of the
ownership by the person filing hereunder of all vessels, receptacles and
utensils upon which such name, mark or device is produced.