Search the Issue Archive

Volume19
Year2010
TitleRotary International's Collective Membership Marks
Author(s)Nils Maack
First Page234
AbstractWhat are the characteristics of collective membership marks? What are the special requirements, if any, for the registration and protection of them under the Lanham Act? How does an organization use collective membership marks in its more general mark protection system? In this essay I provide introductory answers to these questions.