Time nears for re-registration of marks and brands

Every 10 years, Texas requires that marks and brands be re-registered in the county or counties in which you operate.  The next re-registration period began Aug. 31, 2011, and concludes Feb. 29, 2012. After the conclusion date, all marks and brands that have not been re-registered are automatically available for registration by another party.  The cost of registering brands in Nolan County is $16 per location. Payment may be made by cash, check or credit/debit card.For additional information, contact the Nolan County Clerk’s Office, 100 East Third, Suite 108, Sweetwater, Texas 79556 or by calling 235-2462. Business hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.