1 – TRUSTED COMPUTING GROUP NONPROFIT ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
Trusted Computing Group
(an Oregon Nonprofit Corporation)
The undersigned individual 18 years of age or older, acting as incorporator under the
Oregon Nonprofit Corporation Act, adopts the following Articles of Incorporation:
Name of Corporation and Duration
The name of this corporation is Trusted Computing Group (hereinafter referred to as
the "Corporation") and its duration shall be perpetual.
Organization of Nonprofit
This Corporation is a nonprofit, mutual benefit corporation, organized under the Oregon
Nonprofit Corporation Act.
Statement of Purpose
The purposes for which this Corporation is organized are as follows:
The Corporation is formed as a business league, within the meaning of
section 501(c)(6) of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, (hereinafter
referred to as the "Code") and the Oregon Excise Tax Law of 1929, as set forth and
revised in Oregon Revised Statutes 317.080. All references to the Code contained herein
are deemed to include corresponding provisions of any future United States Internal
Revenue Law or Regulation.
In furtherance of the purposes set forth in this Article III, the Corporation
may exercise all the rights and powers conferred on nonprofit mutual benefit corporations
under the laws of the State of Oregon.
Notwithstanding any of the above statements of purposes and powers, the
Corporation shall not engage in any activities or exercise any powers, whether express or
implied, so as to disqualify the Corporation from exemption from federal income tax
under section 501(a) of the Code by reason of being an organization described in section
501(c)(6) of the Code and from exemption from Oregon income tax by reason of being an
organization described in the Oregon Excise Tax Law of 1929, ORS 317.080 and
corresponding provisions of any future amen