1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 12: Hotels and Boarding Houses

Section 209-E Preservation of existing remedies; use of true name

General Business (GBS)

Nothing in this article shall prevent, lessen, impeach, or avoid any remedy at law or in equity which any party aggrieved by any wrongful use of any such name or designation might have had if the foregoing provisions relating to the registration of hotel or motel names had not been enacted; nor shall the same be retroactive; nor shall any person be prohibited from using his or her own true name in connection with the operation of any hotel or motel now in existence or hereafter constructed.