36 U.S. Code Section 21705 - Exclusive right to name, emblems, and badges 2018

The corporation and its State and local subdivisions have the exclusive right to use the name "The American Legion" or "American Legion". The corporation has the exclusive right to use, manufacture, and control the right to manufacture, emblems and badges the corporation adopts.


Historical and Revision Notes Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)21705 36:44 (words between 4th and 5th semicolons). Sept. 16, 1919, ch. 59, §§4 (words between 4th and 5th semicolons), 8, 41 Stat. 285; June 26, 1953, ch. 153, 67 Stat. 82. 36:48. The word "sole" is omitted as included in "exclusive". The words "to have and", "in carrying out its purposes", and "in carrying out the purposes of the corporation" are omitted as unnecessary.

36 U.S.C. § 21705 (2018)
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(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1298.)

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