Federal and State Laws
15 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes Chapter 2 - Entities Generally
Subchapter A. Names
Section 201 - Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this subchapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly...
Section 202 - Requirements For Names Generally
(a) General rule.--The proper name of a covered association may be in any language, but it must be expressed in Roman letters or characters,...
Section 203 - Corporation Names
(a) Business corporations.--The proper name of a domestic or registered foreign business corporation must contain: (1) the word "corporation," "company," "incorporated" or "limited" or...
Section 204 - Partnership And Limited Liability Company Names
(a) Limited liability partnerships.--The proper name of a domestic limited liability partnership or registered foreign limited liability partnership must contain the term "company," "limited"...
Section 205 - Business Trust Names
The proper name of a domestic business trust or registered foreign business trust shall not be required to contain a word or abbreviation indicating...
Section 206 - Requirements For Foreign Association Names
(a) General rule.--The department shall not file a registration statement pursuant to section 412 (relating to foreign registration statement) for a foreign association that,...
Section 207 - Required Name Changes By Senior Associations
(a) Loss of rights to name.--A covered association shall cease to have the exclusive right to its proper name if the association: (1) has...
Section 208 - Reservation Of Name
(a) General rule.--The exclusive right to the use of a name may be reserved by any person. The reservation shall be made by delivering...
Section 209 - Registration Of Name Of Nonregistered Foreign Association
(a) General rule.--A nonregistered foreign association may register its name under 54 Pa.C.S. Ch. 5 (relating to corporate and other association names) if the...
Last modified: October 8, 2016