Instructions: Statement of Trademark Registration of a Reporting Entity

Use these instructions when completing a Statement of Trademark Registration of a Reporting Entity pursuant to § 7-70-102 and Part 3 of Article 90 of Title 7 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.). The required form/cover sheet must be used when submitting the document for filing. Mistakes may have legal consequences: review the information provided carefully. The Colorado Secretary of State’s office cannot provide legal advice. Questions should be addressed to the user’s legal, business or tax advisor(s). Only provide information that is required or permitted to be included in the document.  Information included in the document must be in English, typewritten or machine printed, and must state the name and address of at least one individual causing the document to be delivered for filing. In order to obtain a copy of the filed document or access additional information, including Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), visit our Web site, www.sos.state.co.us.

 

Instructions

Note: If the pre-filled information is incorrect, the appropriate form must be submitted for filing to change or correct the information. Pre-filled fields are noted below.

ID Number:  The ID Number field will be pre-filled with the 11 digit number assigned to the record by the Colorado Secretary of State. 

True Name:  The True Name field will be pre-filled with the true name of the reporting entity exactly as such name is recorded by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office.

Form of Entity:  The Form of Entity field will be pre-filled with the form of entity as recorded by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office.

Jurisdiction:  The Jurisdiction field will be pre-filled with the jurisdiction as recorded by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office. 

Type of Trademark: Select whether the trademark is a standard character or special form trademark by selecting either the “Standard Character Trademark” button OR the “Special Form Trademark” button.

Standard Character Trademark: If the trademark consists of words only, provide the word or phrase, using English letters, Roman or Arabic numerals, and punctuation marks that make up the trademark.

Note:  A Statement of Trademark Registration of a standard character trademark MUST include the attachment of a specimen of how the trademark is used. 

Special Form Trademark: If the trademark contains words with special characters, font,  formatting and/or a picture, it is a special form trademark.  A detailed description of the special form trademark must be included in the space provided. Selecting the special form trademark button also requires attachment of a drawing or picture of the trademark. The Manage Attachments page will appear after selecting “Submit” and will allow a PDF or JPEG document to be included as part of the filed document.

Note:  A Statement of Trademark Registration of a special form trademark MUST include two attachments, the drawing or picture of the trademark AND a specimen of how the trademark is used.  These can be attached as two separate files or can be combined into one file.

Description of Goods or Services:  Provide a detailed description of the type(s) of goods or services with which the trademark is used.

Class of Goods or Services: Select the class code corresponding to the goods or services described above.   (A list of class codes can be found at the end of these instructions.)  Information regarding the class codes can be found on the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Web site, http://www.uspto.gov.  In addition, a search may be performed at http://tess2.uspto.gov/netahtml/tidm.html to help determine the proper class for the goods or services.

Description of Attached Specimen:  A specimen of how the trademark is being used by the registrant must be attached, and a description of the attached specimen must be provided.  Examples of specimens include a picture of the company’s logo on one of the company’s delivery trucks or a copy of the company’s letterhead that displays the trademark.  After selecting “Submit” at the bottom of the online form, the Manage Attachments page will appear and allow for the attachment of the sample specimen as a PDF or JPEG document.

Date of First Use in Commerce:  Provide the date the trademark was first used in Colorado by the registrant or by the registrant’s predecessor in interest. The date must be provided in the following format: mm/dd/yyyy.

Statement Regarding Trademark:  The statement regarding the registrant’s use of the trademark is required pursuant to § 7-70-102 (2), C.R.S.

Additional Information:   Select the “No” button if no additional information will be attached.  Select the “Yes” button if additional information is permitted or required by law to be included in the document.  After selecting “Submit” at the bottom of the online form, the Manage Attachments page will appear and allow for the attachment of the additional information as a plain text, PDF, or JPEG document.

Notice:  This section describes the legal authority for filing this document. Refer to § 7-90-301.5, C.R.S. for more information.

Individual Causing Delivery:   Pursuant to § 7-90-301.5, C.R.S., each individual causing the document to be filed is responsible for complying with the applicable statutes.  Provide the last name and first name of at least one individual causing the document to be delivered for filing. A middle name and suffix are optional. The mailing address, including the city, state and ZIP code, must be provided. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and, if applicable, the province.

Example:  Smith, John
                123 N. Main St., Apt 101
             
  Denver, Colorado 80122

Additional Individuals Causing Delivery:  Select the “YES” button to include an attachment with the names and addresses of additional individuals causing the document to be filed.  The attachment must provide the name of each additional individual, including their last name and first name.  Middle name and suffix are optional.  Also provide the mailing address, including the city, state and ZIP code.  Any address outside of the United States must include the country and, if applicable, the province.

Disclaimer:  These instructions, and the related form/cover sheet, are not intended to provide legal, business or tax advice, and are offered as a public service without representation or warranty.  While the related form is believed to satisfy minimum legal requirements as of its revision date, compliance with applicable law, as the same may be amended from time to time, remains the responsibility of the user of this form.  Questions should be addressed to the user’s attorney.

 

Classes of Goods and Services *

Goods
001 Chemicals 018 Leather goods
002 Paints 019
Non-metallic building materials
003 Cosmetics & cleaning preparations 020
Furniture
004 Lubricants & fuels 021
Housewares & glass
005 Pharmaceuticals 022
Cordage & fibers
006 Metal goods 023
Yarns & threads
007 Machinery 024
Fabrics
008 Hand tools 025
Clothing
009 Electrical & scientific apparatus 026
Fancy goods
010 Medical apparatus 027
Floor coverings
011 Environmental control apparatus 028
Toys & sporting goods
012 Vehicles 029
Meats & processed foods
013 Firearms 030
Staple foods
014 Jewelry 031
Natural agricultural products
015 Musical instruments 032
Light beverages
016 Paper goods & printed matter 033
Wines & spirits
017 Rubber goods 034
Smokers' articles

 

Services
035 Advertising & business
041 Education & entertainment
036 Insurance & financial
042
Computer, scientific & legal
037 Construction & repair
043
Hotels & restaurants
038 Communication
044
Medical, beauty & agricultural
039 Transportation & storage
045
Personal
040 Material treatment


* The list of goods and services conforms to the United States patent and trademark office’s International Schedule of Goods and Services as of May 29, 2007 and as published in 37 C.F.R. § 6.1. For more information refer to § 7-70-101 (1), C.R.S.