Article - Business Regulation
(a) An applicant for registration of a mark shall:
(1) submit to the Secretary of State:
(i) an application on the form that the Secretary of State provides; and
(ii) 3 specimens or reproductions of the mark; and
(2) pay to the Secretary of State a fee of $50.
(b) An application shall be signed, under oath:
(1) for an individual, by the individual;
(2) for a partnership, by a partner; or
(3) for a corporation or association, by an officer of the corporation or association.
(c) In addition to any other information required on an application form, the form shall require:
(1) the name of the applicant;
(2) the business address of the applicant;
(3) for an applicant that is a corporation, the state of incorporation;
(4) the goods or services with which the applicant uses the mark;
(5) the way the applicant uses the mark with the goods or services;
(6) the class under § 1-405 of this subtitle to which the goods or services belong;
(7) the date when the applicant or the applicant’s predecessor in business:
(i) first used the mark anywhere; and
(ii) first used the mark in the State; and
(8) a statement that:
(i) the applicant owns the mark;
(ii) another person does not have the right to use the mark in the State; and
(iii) the mark is not deceptively similar to a mark that another person has a right to use in the State.
(d) A single application for registration of a mark:
(1) may cover use of the mark with any number of goods or services in a single class; but
(2) may not cover use of the mark with goods or services in different classes.