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Duration and renewal
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 24
§ 360-e. Duration and renewal. A registration of mark hereunder shall
be effective for a term of ten years from the date of registration and,
upon application filed within six months prior to the expiration of such
term, in a manner complying with the requirements of the secretary, the
registration may be renewed for a like term from the end of the expiring
term. A renewal fee, payable to the secretary, shall accompany the
application for renewal of the registration. A registration may be
renewed for successive periods of ten years in like manner. Any
registration in force on the date on which this article shall become
effective shall continue in full force and effect for the unexpired term
thereof and may be renewed by filing an application for renewal with the
secretary complying with the requirements of the secretary and paying
the aforementioned renewal fee therefor within six months prior to the
expiration of the registration. All applications for renewal under this
article, whether of registrations made under this article or of
registrations effected under any prior law, shall include a verified
statement that the mark has been and is still in use and include a
specimen showing actual use of the mark on or in connection with the
goods or services.