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relating to patents, trade-marks and copyrights. It may report to the Association; and matters relating to patents, trade-marks and copyrights may be referred to it.
The proceedings of the Section may be published from time to time, at the discretion of the Executive Committee, and on the recommendation of the Committee on Publications.
All members of the Association who desire may enroll themselves as members of the Section.
The Section shall be organized by the appointment of a Chairman and Secretary by the Section, and a Chairman and Secretary shall be thereafter annually elected by the Section for the year commencing upon the final adjournment of its meeting.
XV.1-1. An auxiliary body of the Association, to be known as the “ Comparative Law Bureau” is hereby established, which shall meet annually in connection with the meeting of the Association, but not during such hours as the Association is in session.
2. Its objects shall be the presentation and discussion of methods whereby important laws of foreign nations affecting the science of jurisprudence may be brought to the attention of American lawyers and institutions of learning, and become available in the general study of private law.
3. The membership of the Bureau shall consist of the members of this Association who are in good standing and such other bodies corporate or unincorporated associations and individuals as the Bureau may admit.
4. No dues or assessments shall be chargeable to individual members of this Association, but all others shall be subject to such as may be prescribed by the Bureau.
5. The Bureau shall be organized by the selection of a Director, Secretary, and Treasurer who shall be members of this Association in good standing, and five Managers at its first session who with four members of this Association to be appointed by the President, shall compose a Board of Managers of twelve, which shall be renewed annually and have entire management and control of the Bureau and its affairs until its successors shall have been duly qualified by acceptance, subject to the advance direction and advice of this Association. The Bureau shall have power to adopt regulations for conducting its affairs in accordance with the purpose of its creation, but not in conflict with the Constitution, By-laws or any action or direction of this Association.
19 Adopted August 28, 1907.
6. The financial liability of this Association concerning said Bureau, shall be limited to such appropriations as may be made for it from time to time and shall cease in all respects with payment to the Treasurer of the Bureau of the amounts so appropriated.
7. The Board of Managers shall present to this Association an annual report in detail as to work and finances up to the preceding June first, which report shall be printed and distributed among the members fifteen days before the annual meeting of this Association, unless this requirement be waived for any particular year by the Executive Committee.
STANDING RULE. At all meetings and dinners of the American Bar Association, the American flag shall be displayed, and the Executive Committee shall see that this rule is carried out.
11 Adopted August 31, 1906.
ELECTED MEMBERS. THE PRESIDENT,
CHARLES F. LIBBY, Portland, Me. THE SECRETARY,
WALTER GEORGE SMITH, Philadelphia, Pa. THE TREASURER,
ROME G. BROWN, Minneapolis, Minn. JACOB M. DICKINSON, Chicago, Ill. WILLIAM O. HART, New Orleans, La.
CHARLES HENRY BUTLER, YONKERS, N. Y.
SECTION OF LEGAL EDUCATION.
SECTION OF PATENT, TRADE-MARK AND COPYRIGHT LAW.
COMPARATIVE LAW BUREAU.
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN LAW SCHOOLS.
Oscar R. HUNDLEY..... Birmingham. ALASKA TERRITORY..... ROBERT W. JENNINGS... Juneau. ARIZONA TERRITORY. JOHN J. HAWKINS. Prescott. ARKANSAS
.JOHN T. FLETCHER. Little Rock. CALIFORNIA
JAMES A. GIBSON. Los Angeles. COLORADO
GEORGE C. MANLY. Denver. CONNECTICUT
TALCOTT H. RUSSELL. New Haven. DELAWARE
BENJAMIN NIELDS Wilmington. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.. ALDIS B. BROWNE. Washington. FLORIDA
R. W. WILLIAMS. Tallahassee. GEORGIA
P. W. MELDRIM..... Savannah. HAWAII TERRITORY DAVID L. WITHINGTON. . Honolulu. IDAHO
JAMES E. BABB... Lewiston.
STEPHEN S. GREGORY.... Chicago.
Fort Wayne. IOWA
CHAS, NOBLE GREGORY... Iowa City. KANSAS
CHARLES W. SMITH. Stockton. KENTUCKY
EDMUND F. TRABUE.. Louisville, LOUISIANA
THOMAS J. KERNAN. Baton Rouge. MAINE
FRANK M. HIGGINS. Limerick. MARYLAND
GEORGE WHITELOCK Baltimore.
WILLIAM L. PUTNAM... Boston.
Battle Creek. MINNESOTA
JOHN A. LARIMORE. Minneapolis. MISSISSIPPI
S. A. WITHERSPOON. Meridian.
CHARLES L. DUNDEY.... Omaha. NEVADA
SAMUEL L. CARPENTER.. Goldfield. NEW HAMPSHIRE. SAMUEL C. EASTMAN... Concord. NEW JERSEY.
WILLIAM H. CORBIN. Jersey City. NEW MEXICO TERRITORY. A. A. FREEMAN...... Carlsbad. NEW YORK...
EVERETT P. WHEELER... New York.
ANDREW A. BRICE.... . Grand Forks. OH10
FRANCIS B. JAMES. Cincinnati. OKLAHOMA
CHARLES B. AMES.. . Oklahoma City. OREGON
CHARLES J. SCILNABEL.. Portland.
WILLIAM H. STAAKE.... Philadelphia.
T. MOU'LTRIE MORDECAI.. Charleston.
ELIHU B. TAFT..... Burlington.