Below is a scan of the "Fictitious Business Name Statement" that was filed for the Church of Spiritual Technology, doing business as the "L. Ron Hubbard Library." We've added a numbered legend in red:
- The person recording the statement is Sherman D. Lenske, of the law firm Lenske, Lenske & Abramson. Their address is listed as being 6400 Canoga Avenue #315, Woodland Hills, California 91367.
- The Fictitious Business Name Statement was filed at 21 minutes past 8:00 a.m. on December 27, 1993.
- It cost $10.00 to file.
- The Fictitious Business Name being filed is "L. Ron Hubbard Library."
- The STREET ADDRESS, CITY AND STATE OF PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS IN CALIFORNIA is listed as being "419 N. Larchmont, #162 Los Angeles, California 90004." But that address is a P.O. Box, and the form specifically says: P.O. BOX ALONE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
- FULL NAME OF REGISTRANT is given as "Church of Spiritual Technology" (CST).
- Then CST's address is also listed as "419 N. Larchmont, #162 Los Angeles, California 90004," the same P.O. box given for the fictitious business name.
- CST commenced doing business as the L. Ron Hubbard Library on November 29, 1993--the same day that Norman F. Starkey transferred all 7,731 copyrights to CST (see "How CST Grabbed the Copyrights").
- The name of the corporation is given as "Church of Spiritual Technology."
- Signature of the President of CST. It is believed to be the signature of a Russel Bellin.
- The fictitious business name expires 5 years from the date of filing.