(765 ILCS 1036/25)
Certificate of registration.
Upon compliance by the applicant with the requirements of this
Act, the Secretary shall cause a certificate of registration to be
issued and delivered to the applicant. The certificate of
registration shall be issued under the signature of the Secretary
and the Seal of the State, and it shall show the name and business
address and, if a corporation, the state of incorporation, or if a
partnership, the state in which the partnership is organized and
the name of one of the general partners, or if a limited liability
company, the state in which the company is organized, of the person
claiming ownership of the mark, the date claimed for the first use
of the mark anywhere and the date claimed for the first use of the
mark in this State, the class of goods or services and a
description of the goods or services on or in connection with which
the mark is used, a reproduction of the mark, the registration date
and the term of the registration.
Any certificate of registration issued by the Secretary under
this Act or a copy thereof duly certified by the
Secretary shall be admissible in evidence as competent and
sufficient proof of the registration of a mark in any actions or
judicial proceedings in any court of this State.
(Source: P.A. 90-231, eff. 1-1-98.)