the meaning behind this and the copyright document that I am preparing to file under is in copyright as a vessel design, which takes claims, as the living executor to the copyright KENNETH WILLIAM DOST and all derivations there under to a written security/credit agreement as to terms and conditions upon which my copyright may be ‘affixed’ to products, goods, documents, etc.
the ‘ations’….is my way of saying I am with ‘sophistication’ as a captain of my own vessel (public and private) and a good and responsible merchant in international commerce…all past and present licenses at law are revoked – all franchises past and present revoked providing license agreement with mou’
all rights reserved
The Lanham Act (also known as the Trademark Act of 1946) is the federal statute that governs trademarks, service marks, and unfair competition. It was passed by Congress on July 5, 1946 and signed into law by President Harry Truman. The Act took effect on July 5, 1947
A trademark is a word, phrase, logo, graphic symbol, or other device that identifies the source of a product or service and distinguishes it from competitors. Some examples of trademarks are Ford (cars and trucks), Betty Crocker (food products), and Microsoft (software). A service mark is the same as a trademark, except that it promotes a service, such as FedEx (delivery services).
The Lanham Act sets out procedures for federally registering trademarks, states when owners of trademarks may be entitled to federal judicial protection against infringement, and establishes other guidelines and remedies for trademark owners.
The Lanham Act, also known as the Trademark Act of 1946, is codified at 15 U.S.C. §1051 et seq.
Statement of Marybeth Peters
The Register of Copyrights
Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property
Committee on the Judiciary
United States House of Representatives
106th Congress, 1st Session
June 24, 1999
Recordation of Security Interests in Intellectual Property
Mr. Chairman, members of the Subcommittee, I am pleased to testify today on a proposal of the American Bar Association Joint Task Force on Security Interests in Intellectual Property labeled the “Federal Intellectual Property Security Act.” While it is widely known that the Copyright Office has registered copyright claims since 1870, it is less commonly known that this Office has also recorded transfers of copyrighted materials from that date. Today, transfers of huge catalogs or libraries of copyrighted works occur frequently. Recordation of transfers – including security interests – is one of the core functions of the Copyright Office.
Our testimony today is based upon our expertise and experience in the administration of copyright law. We do not profess to be experts in the law or business of secured transactions. Nor would we presume to speak to the merits of the ABA proposal insofar as it may address needed reforms in the patent and trademark laws. In preparing for this hearing, we have consulted with representatives of various segments of the copyright community who have a stake in the system of recordation of transfers of interests in copyrights. We also recognize that lending institutions have an interest in a system that reliably and efficiently provides constructive notice of interests in copyrights, including security interests. We hope that today’s hearing will represent the beginning of a dialog between those who believe that the framework of the current system is fundamentally sound – a view that we believe is shared by most copyright owners – and those who perceive a need for a system that better accommodates the requirements of their lending practices.
As I have suggested, it is the Copyright Office’s understanding that some businesses producing copyrighted property and many financial institutions may support the ABA proposal. However, the Copyright Office also believes that the current recordation system, which requires the submission of actual documents and makes them part of the public record, is preferred by most copyright owners. Additionally, many prefer that constructive notice be limited to documents that specifically identify works and support the requirement that the work identified in the document be registered. I believe these are real strengths of the current system.
state street trademark security agreement …here is STATE STREET 27 PAGE 1998 ASSIGNMENT where they took it all