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Section 360-N Forum for actions regarding registration; service on out of state registrants

General Business (GBS)

Forum for actions regarding registration; service on out of state registrants. (a) Actions to require cancellation of a mark registered pursuant to this article or in mandamus to compel registration of a mark pursuant to this article shall be brought in the supreme court. In an action in mandamus, the proceeding shall be based solely upon the record before the secretary. In an action for cancellation, the secretary shall not be made a party to the proceeding but shall be notified of the filing of the complaint by the clerk of the court in which it is filed and shall be given the right to intervene in the action.

  (b) In any action brought against a non-resident registrant, service may be effected upon the secretary as agent for service of the registrant in accordance with the procedures established for service upon non-resident corporations and business entities.