- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 45. Trade and Commerce
- Chapter 50. Competitive Practices, Regulation of Competition, and Consumer Protection
- Section 140. Cancellation.
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AS 45.50.140. Cancellation.
- (a) The commissioner shall cancel in whole or in part
- (1) a registration for which the commissioner receives a voluntary written request for cancellation from the registrant or
the assignee of record;
- (2) each registration that expires and is not renewed under AS 45.50.070 and 45.50.090;
- (3) a registration found by a court to be
- (A) abandoned;
- (B) not owned by the registrant;
- (C) granted improperly;
- (D) obtained fraudulently;
- (E) so similar, as to be likely to cause confusion or mistake or to deceive, to a mark registered by another person in the
United States Patent and Trademark Office, before the date of filing of the application for registration by the
registrant under AS 45.50.010
- 45.50.205, and not abandoned; however, if the
registrant proves that the registrant is the owner of a concurrent registration of the mark in the United States Patent
and Trademark Office covering an area including this state, the registration may not be canceled; or
- (F) the generic name for all or a portion of the goods or services for which the mark has been registered;
- (4) when a court orders cancellation of a registration on any ground.
- (b) For purposes of (a) of this section, registration of a mark is abandoned when use of the mark has been discontinued
and the registrant has no intent to resume its use, or when the mark loses its significance as a mark due to action or
failure to act by the registrant. The intent not to resume the use of a mark may be inferred from circumstances. No use
of a mark by the registrant for at least a 24-month period constitutes prima facie evidence that its registration has
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