2012 New York Consolidated Laws
BSC - Business Corporation
Article 15 - (1501 - 1516) PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CORPORATIONS
1512 - Corporate name.


NY Bus Corp L § 1512 (2012) What's This?
 
  § 1512. Corporate name.
    (a) Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of  law,  the  name  of  a
  professional  service  corporation,  including  a  design   professional
  service  corporation,  may  contain  any  word  which,  at  the  time of
  incorporation, could be used in the name of a partnership  practicing  a
  profession  which the corporation is authorized to practice, and may not
  contain any word  which  could  not  be  used  by  such  a  partnership.
  Provided,  however,  the  name of a professional service corporation may
  not contain the name of a deceased person unless
    (1) such person's name was part of the corporate name at the  time  of
  such person's death; or
    (2) such person's name was part of the name of an existing partnership
  and   at   least   two-thirds  of  such  partnership's  partners  become
  shareholders of the corporation.
    (b)  The name of a professional service corporation shall end with the
  words "Professional Corporation" or the abbreviation "P.C." The name  of
  a  design  professional  service  corporation  shall  end with the words
  "design professional  corporation"  or  the  abbreviation  "D.P.C."  The
  provisions  of  subparagraph one of paragraph (a) of section 301 of this
  chapter shall not apply to a professional service corporation.

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