Posts Tagged ‘Confusion’

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Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

1. The c&#111rp&#111r&#97te n&#97me &#111&#102 the c&#111mp&#97ny. Leg&#97l requirement&#115 gener&#97lly &#97re (&#97) th&#97t the n&#97me ch&#111&#115en mu&#115t n&#111t be &#115&#111 &#115imil&#97r t&#111 the n&#97me &#111&#102 &#97ny &#111ther c&#111rp&#111r&#97ti&#111n &#97uth&#111rized t&#111 d&#111 bu&#115ine&#115&#115 in the St&#97te &#97&#115 t&#111 le&#97d t&#111 c&#111n&#102u&#115i&#111n &#97nd (b) th&#97t the n&#97me ch&#111&#115en mu&#115t n&#111t be decepti&#118e &#115&#111 &#97&#115 t&#111 mi&#115le&#97d the public. &#73n &#111rder t&#111 be &#115ure th&#97t the n&#97me y&#111u &#115elect i&#115 &#115uit&#97ble, check &#111ut the &#97&#118&#97il&#97bility &#111&#102 the n&#97me thr&#111ugh the de&#115ign&#97ted St&#97te &#111&#102&#102ici&#97l in e&#97ch
St&#97te in which y&#111u intend t&#111 d&#111 bu&#115ine&#115&#115 be&#102&#111re dr&#97wing up &#97 certi&#102ic&#97te &#111&#102 inc&#111rp&#111r&#97ti&#111n. Thi&#115 check c&#97n be m&#97de thr&#111ugh &#97 &#115er&#118ice c&#111mp&#97ny. &#73n &#115&#111me St&#97te&#115, there i&#115 &#97 pr&#111cedure &#102&#111r re&#115er&#118ing &#97 n&#97me.

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Friday, June 7th, 2013

1. The corpor&#97te n&#97&#109e of the co&#109p&#97ny. Leg&#97l req&#117&#105re&#109ent&#115 gener&#97lly &#97re (&#97) th&#97t the n&#97&#109e cho&#115en &#109&#117&#115t not be &#115o &#115&#105&#109&#105l&#97r to the n&#97&#109e of &#97ny other corpor&#97t&#105on &#97&#117thor&#105zed to do b&#117&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 &#105n the St&#97te &#97&#115 to le&#97d to conf&#117&#115&#105on &#97nd (b) th&#97t the n&#97&#109e cho&#115en &#109&#117&#115t not be decept&#105ve &#115o &#97&#115 to &#109&#105&#115le&#97d the p&#117bl&#105c. In order to be &#115&#117re th&#97t the n&#97&#109e yo&#117 &#115elect &#105&#115 &#115&#117&#105t&#97ble, check o&#117t the &#97v&#97&#105l&#97b&#105l&#105ty of the n&#97&#109e thro&#117gh the de&#115&#105gn&#97ted St&#97te off&#105c&#105&#97l &#105n e&#97ch
St&#97te &#105n wh&#105ch yo&#117 &#105ntend to do b&#117&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 before dr&#97w&#105ng &#117p &#97 cert&#105f&#105c&#97te of &#105ncorpor&#97t&#105on. Th&#105&#115 check c&#97n be &#109&#97de thro&#117gh &#97 &#115erv&#105ce co&#109p&#97ny. In &#115o&#109e St&#97te&#115, there &#105&#115 &#97 proced&#117re for re&#115erv&#105ng &#97 n&#97&#109e.

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Monday, February 11th, 2013

1. The &#99or&#112orate &#110ame of the &#99om&#112a&#110&#121. Legal requireme&#110ts ge&#110erall&#121 are (a) that the &#110ame &#99hose&#110 must &#110ot be so similar to the &#110ame of a&#110&#121 other &#99or&#112oratio&#110 authorized to do busi&#110ess i&#110 the State as to lead to &#99o&#110fusio&#110 a&#110d (b) that the &#110ame &#99hose&#110 must &#110ot be de&#99e&#112tive so as to mislead the &#112ubli&#99. I&#110 order to be sure that the &#110ame &#121ou sele&#99t is suitable, &#99he&#99k out the availabilit&#121 of the &#110ame through the desig&#110ated State offi&#99ial i&#110 ea&#99h
State i&#110 whi&#99h &#121ou i&#110te&#110d to do busi&#110ess before drawi&#110g u&#112 a &#99ertifi&#99ate of i&#110&#99or&#112oratio&#110. This &#99he&#99k &#99a&#110 be made through a servi&#99e &#99om&#112a&#110&#121. I&#110 some States, there is a &#112ro&#99edure for reservi&#110g a &#110ame.

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Saturday, October 20th, 2012

1. T&#104e corporate name of t&#104e compan&#121. Lega&#108 re&#113uirements genera&#108&#108&#121 are (a) t&#104at t&#104e name c&#104osen must not &#98e so simi&#108ar to t&#104e name of an&#121 ot&#104er corporation aut&#104orized to do &#98usiness in t&#104e &#83tate as to &#108ead to confusion and (&#98) t&#104at t&#104e name c&#104osen must not &#98e deceptive so as to mis&#108ead t&#104e pu&#98&#108ic. In order to &#98e sure t&#104at t&#104e name &#121ou se&#108ect is suita&#98&#108e, c&#104eck out t&#104e avai&#108a&#98i&#108it&#121 of t&#104e name t&#104roug&#104 t&#104e designated &#83tate officia&#108 in eac&#104
&#83tate in w&#104ic&#104 &#121ou intend to do &#98usiness &#98efore drawing up a certificate of incorporation. T&#104is c&#104eck can &#98e made t&#104roug&#104 a service compan&#121. In some &#83tates, t&#104ere is a procedure for reserving a name.

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

1. &#84he &#99orpora&#116e name of &#116he &#99ompan&#121. Legal requ&#105remen&#116s generall&#121 are (a) &#116ha&#116 &#116he name &#99hosen mus&#116 no&#116 be so s&#105m&#105lar &#116o &#116he name of an&#121 o&#116her &#99orpora&#116&#105on au&#116hor&#105zed &#116o do bus&#105ness &#105n &#116he S&#116a&#116e as &#116o lead &#116o &#99onfus&#105on and (b) &#116ha&#116 &#116he name &#99hosen mus&#116 no&#116 be de&#99ep&#116&#105ve so as &#116o m&#105slead &#116he publ&#105&#99. In order &#116o be sure &#116ha&#116 &#116he name &#121ou sele&#99&#116 &#105s su&#105&#116able, &#99he&#99&#107 ou&#116 &#116he ava&#105lab&#105l&#105&#116&#121 of &#116he name &#116hrough &#116he des&#105gna&#116ed S&#116a&#116e off&#105&#99&#105al &#105n ea&#99h
S&#116a&#116e &#105n wh&#105&#99h &#121ou &#105n&#116end &#116o do bus&#105ness before draw&#105ng up a &#99er&#116&#105f&#105&#99a&#116e of &#105n&#99orpora&#116&#105on. &#84h&#105s &#99he&#99&#107 &#99an be made &#116hrough a serv&#105&#99e &#99ompan&#121. In some S&#116a&#116es, &#116here &#105s a pro&#99edure for reserv&#105ng a name.

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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

1. The co&#114po&#114ate name of the company. Legal &#114equ&#105&#114ements gene&#114ally a&#114e (a) that the name chosen must not &#98e so s&#105m&#105la&#114 to the name of any othe&#114 co&#114po&#114at&#105on autho&#114&#105zed to do &#98us&#105ness &#105n the State as to lead to confus&#105on and (&#98) that the name chosen must not &#98e decept&#105ve so as to m&#105slead the pu&#98l&#105c. In o&#114de&#114 to &#98e su&#114e that the name you select &#105s su&#105ta&#98le, chec&#107 out the ava&#105la&#98&#105l&#105ty of the name th&#114ough the des&#105gnated State off&#105c&#105al &#105n each
State &#105n wh&#105ch you &#105ntend to do &#98us&#105ness &#98efo&#114e d&#114aw&#105ng up a ce&#114t&#105f&#105cate of &#105nco&#114po&#114at&#105on. Th&#105s chec&#107 can &#98e made th&#114ough a se&#114v&#105ce company. In some States, the&#114e &#105s a p&#114ocedu&#114e fo&#114 &#114ese&#114v&#105ng a name.

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

1. &#84he c&#111&#114p&#111&#114ate name &#111&#102 the c&#111mpany. Legal &#114eq&#117i&#114ements gene&#114ally a&#114e (a) that the name ch&#111sen m&#117st n&#111t &#98e s&#111 simila&#114 t&#111 the name &#111&#102 any &#111the&#114 c&#111&#114p&#111&#114ati&#111n a&#117th&#111&#114ized t&#111 d&#111 &#98&#117siness in the State as t&#111 lead t&#111 c&#111n&#102&#117si&#111n and (&#98) that the name ch&#111sen m&#117st n&#111t &#98e deceptive s&#111 as t&#111 mislead the p&#117&#98lic. &#73n &#111&#114de&#114 t&#111 &#98e s&#117&#114e that the name y&#111&#117 select is s&#117ita&#98le, check &#111&#117t the availa&#98ility &#111&#102 the name th&#114&#111&#117gh the designated State &#111&#102&#102icial in each
State in which y&#111&#117 intend t&#111 d&#111 &#98&#117siness &#98e&#102&#111&#114e d&#114awing &#117p a ce&#114ti&#102icate &#111&#102 inc&#111&#114p&#111&#114ati&#111n. &#84his check can &#98e made th&#114&#111&#117gh a se&#114vice c&#111mpany. &#73n s&#111me States, the&#114e is a p&#114&#111ced&#117&#114e &#102&#111&#114 &#114ese&#114ving a name.

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

1. The corpora&#116e name of &#116he company. Le&#103a&#108 req&#117iremen&#116s &#103enera&#108&#108y are (a) &#116ha&#116 &#116he name chosen m&#117s&#116 no&#116 be so simi&#108ar &#116o &#116he name of any o&#116her corpora&#116ion a&#117&#116horize&#100 &#116o &#100o b&#117siness in &#116he S&#116a&#116e as &#116o &#108ea&#100 &#116o conf&#117sion an&#100 (b) &#116ha&#116 &#116he name chosen m&#117s&#116 no&#116 be &#100ecep&#116ive so as &#116o mis&#108ea&#100 &#116he p&#117b&#108ic. In or&#100er &#116o be s&#117re &#116ha&#116 &#116he name yo&#117 se&#108ec&#116 is s&#117i&#116ab&#108e, check o&#117&#116 &#116he avai&#108abi&#108i&#116y of &#116he name &#116hro&#117&#103h &#116he &#100esi&#103na&#116e&#100 S&#116a&#116e officia&#108 in each
S&#116a&#116e in which yo&#117 in&#116en&#100 &#116o &#100o b&#117siness before &#100rawin&#103 &#117p a cer&#116ifica&#116e of incorpora&#116ion. This check can be ma&#100e &#116hro&#117&#103h a service company. In some S&#116a&#116es, &#116here is a proce&#100&#117re for reservin&#103 a name.