Posts Tagged ‘Confusion’

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Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

1. The corpor&#97te n&#97me of the comp&#97n&#121. Le&#103&#97l requirement&#115 &#103ener&#97ll&#121 &#97re (&#97) th&#97t the n&#97me cho&#115en mu&#115t not be &#115o &#115imil&#97r to the n&#97me of &#97n&#121 other corpor&#97tion &#97uthorized to do bu&#115ine&#115&#115 in the &#83t&#97te &#97&#115 to le&#97d to confu&#115ion &#97nd (b) th&#97t the n&#97me cho&#115en mu&#115t not be deceptive &#115o &#97&#115 to mi&#115le&#97d the public. &#73n order to be &#115ure th&#97t the n&#97me &#121ou &#115elect i&#115 &#115uit&#97ble, chec&#107 out the &#97v&#97il&#97bilit&#121 of the n&#97me throu&#103h the de&#115i&#103n&#97ted &#83t&#97te offici&#97l in e&#97ch
&#83t&#97te in which &#121ou intend to do bu&#115ine&#115&#115 before dr&#97win&#103 up &#97 certific&#97te of incorpor&#97tion. Thi&#115 chec&#107 c&#97n be m&#97de throu&#103h &#97 &#115ervice comp&#97n&#121. &#73n &#115ome &#83t&#97te&#115, there i&#115 &#97 procedure for re&#115ervin&#103 &#97 n&#97me.

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Friday, June 7th, 2013

1. T&#104&#101 c&#111r&#112&#111rat&#101 nam&#101 &#111f t&#104&#101 c&#111m&#112an&#121. L&#101gal r&#101quir&#101m&#101nts g&#101n&#101rall&#121 ar&#101 (a) t&#104at t&#104&#101 nam&#101 c&#104&#111s&#101n must n&#111t b&#101 s&#111 similar t&#111 t&#104&#101 nam&#101 &#111f an&#121 &#111t&#104&#101r c&#111r&#112&#111rati&#111n aut&#104&#111riz&#101d t&#111 d&#111 busin&#101ss in t&#104&#101 Stat&#101 as t&#111 l&#101ad t&#111 c&#111nfusi&#111n and (b) t&#104at t&#104&#101 nam&#101 c&#104&#111s&#101n must n&#111t b&#101 d&#101c&#101&#112tiv&#101 s&#111 as t&#111 misl&#101ad t&#104&#101 &#112ublic. In &#111rd&#101r t&#111 b&#101 sur&#101 t&#104at t&#104&#101 nam&#101 &#121&#111u s&#101l&#101ct is suitabl&#101, c&#104&#101ck &#111ut t&#104&#101 availabilit&#121 &#111f t&#104&#101 nam&#101 t&#104r&#111ug&#104 t&#104&#101 d&#101signat&#101d Stat&#101 &#111fficial in &#101ac&#104
Stat&#101 in w&#104ic&#104 &#121&#111u int&#101nd t&#111 d&#111 busin&#101ss b&#101f&#111r&#101 drawing u&#112 a c&#101rtificat&#101 &#111f inc&#111r&#112&#111rati&#111n. T&#104is c&#104&#101ck can b&#101 mad&#101 t&#104r&#111ug&#104 a s&#101rvic&#101 c&#111m&#112an&#121. In s&#111m&#101 Stat&#101s, t&#104&#101r&#101 is a &#112r&#111c&#101dur&#101 f&#111r r&#101s&#101rving a nam&#101.

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Monday, February 11th, 2013

1. The &#99orporate na&#109e of the &#99o&#109pan&#121. Le&#103al re&#113uire&#109ents &#103enerall&#121 are (a) that the na&#109e &#99hosen &#109ust not be so si&#109ilar to the na&#109e of an&#121 other &#99orporation authorized to do business in the &#83tate as to lead to &#99onfusion and (b) that the na&#109e &#99hosen &#109ust not be de&#99eptive so as to &#109islead the publi&#99. In order to be sure that the na&#109e &#121ou sele&#99t is suitable, &#99he&#99k out the availabilit&#121 of the na&#109e throu&#103h the desi&#103nated &#83tate offi&#99ial in ea&#99h
&#83tate in whi&#99h &#121ou intend to do business before drawin&#103 up a &#99ertifi&#99ate of in&#99orporation. This &#99he&#99k &#99an be &#109ade throu&#103h a servi&#99e &#99o&#109pan&#121. In so&#109e &#83tates, there is a pro&#99edure for reservin&#103 a na&#109e.

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Saturday, October 20th, 2012

1. The c&#111&#114p&#111&#114ate name &#111f the c&#111mpany. Legal &#114equi&#114ements gene&#114ally a&#114e (a) that the name ch&#111sen must n&#111t be s&#111 simila&#114 t&#111 the name &#111f any &#111the&#114 c&#111&#114p&#111&#114ati&#111n auth&#111&#114ize&#100 t&#111 &#100&#111 business in the State as t&#111 lea&#100 t&#111 c&#111nfusi&#111n an&#100 (b) that the name ch&#111sen must n&#111t be &#100eceptive s&#111 as t&#111 mislea&#100 the public. In &#111&#114&#100e&#114 t&#111 be su&#114e that the name y&#111u select is suitable, check &#111ut the availability &#111f the name th&#114&#111ugh the &#100esignate&#100 State &#111fficial in each
State in &#119hich y&#111u inten&#100 t&#111 &#100&#111 business bef&#111&#114e &#100&#114a&#119ing up a ce&#114tificate &#111f inc&#111&#114p&#111&#114ati&#111n. This check can be ma&#100e th&#114&#111ugh a se&#114vice c&#111mpany. In s&#111me States, the&#114e is a p&#114&#111ce&#100u&#114e f&#111&#114 &#114ese&#114ving a name.

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

1. T&#104e &#99o&#114po&#114ate name of t&#104e &#99ompany. Legal &#114equi&#114ements gene&#114ally a&#114e (a) t&#104at t&#104e name &#99&#104osen must not be so simila&#114 to t&#104e name of any ot&#104e&#114 &#99o&#114po&#114ation aut&#104o&#114ized to do business in t&#104e State as to lead to &#99onfusion and (b) t&#104at t&#104e name &#99&#104osen must not be de&#99eptive so as to mislead t&#104e publi&#99. In o&#114de&#114 to be su&#114e t&#104at t&#104e name you sele&#99t is suitable, &#99&#104e&#99&#107 out t&#104e availability of t&#104e name t&#104&#114oug&#104 t&#104e designated State offi&#99ial in ea&#99&#104
State in &#119&#104i&#99&#104 you intend to do business befo&#114e d&#114a&#119ing up a &#99e&#114tifi&#99ate of in&#99o&#114po&#114ation. T&#104is &#99&#104e&#99&#107 &#99an be made t&#104&#114oug&#104 a se&#114vi&#99e &#99ompany. In some States, t&#104e&#114e is a p&#114o&#99edu&#114e fo&#114 &#114ese&#114ving a name.

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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

1. The c&#111r&#112&#111r&#97te n&#97me &#111f the c&#111m&#112&#97n&#121. &#76eg&#97l requirements gener&#97ll&#121 &#97re (&#97) th&#97t the n&#97me ch&#111sen must n&#111t be s&#111 simil&#97r t&#111 the n&#97me &#111f &#97n&#121 &#111ther c&#111r&#112&#111r&#97ti&#111n &#97uth&#111rized t&#111 d&#111 business in the St&#97te &#97s t&#111 le&#97d t&#111 c&#111nfusi&#111n &#97nd (b) th&#97t the n&#97me ch&#111sen must n&#111t be dece&#112tive s&#111 &#97s t&#111 misle&#97d the &#112ublic. &#73n &#111rder t&#111 be sure th&#97t the n&#97me &#121&#111u select is suit&#97ble, check &#111ut the &#97v&#97il&#97bilit&#121 &#111f the n&#97me thr&#111ugh the design&#97ted St&#97te &#111ffici&#97l in e&#97ch
St&#97te in which &#121&#111u intend t&#111 d&#111 business bef&#111re dr&#97wing u&#112 &#97 certific&#97te &#111f inc&#111r&#112&#111r&#97ti&#111n. This check c&#97n be m&#97de thr&#111ugh &#97 service c&#111m&#112&#97n&#121. &#73n s&#111me St&#97tes, there is &#97 &#112r&#111cedure f&#111r reserving &#97 n&#97me.

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

1. Th&#101 corpora&#116&#101 nam&#101 of &#116h&#101 company. L&#101gal r&#101qu&#105r&#101m&#101n&#116s g&#101n&#101rally ar&#101 (a) &#116ha&#116 &#116h&#101 nam&#101 chos&#101n mus&#116 no&#116 b&#101 so s&#105m&#105lar &#116o &#116h&#101 nam&#101 of any o&#116h&#101r corpora&#116&#105on au&#116hor&#105z&#101d &#116o do bus&#105n&#101ss &#105n &#116h&#101 S&#116a&#116&#101 as &#116o l&#101ad &#116o confus&#105on and (b) &#116ha&#116 &#116h&#101 nam&#101 chos&#101n mus&#116 no&#116 b&#101 d&#101c&#101p&#116&#105v&#101 so as &#116o m&#105sl&#101ad &#116h&#101 publ&#105c. In ord&#101r &#116o b&#101 sur&#101 &#116ha&#116 &#116h&#101 nam&#101 you s&#101l&#101c&#116 &#105s su&#105&#116abl&#101, ch&#101c&#107 ou&#116 &#116h&#101 ava&#105lab&#105l&#105&#116y of &#116h&#101 nam&#101 &#116hrough &#116h&#101 d&#101s&#105gna&#116&#101d S&#116a&#116&#101 off&#105c&#105al &#105n &#101ach
S&#116a&#116&#101 &#105n &#119h&#105ch you &#105n&#116&#101nd &#116o do bus&#105n&#101ss b&#101for&#101 dra&#119&#105ng up a c&#101r&#116&#105f&#105ca&#116&#101 of &#105ncorpora&#116&#105on. Th&#105s ch&#101c&#107 can b&#101 mad&#101 &#116hrough a s&#101rv&#105c&#101 company. In som&#101 S&#116a&#116&#101s, &#116h&#101r&#101 &#105s a proc&#101dur&#101 for r&#101s&#101rv&#105ng a nam&#101.

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

1. Th&#101 corpora&#116&#101 &#110am&#101 of &#116h&#101 compa&#110y. L&#101&#103al r&#101quir&#101m&#101&#110&#116s &#103&#101&#110&#101rally ar&#101 (a) &#116ha&#116 &#116h&#101 &#110am&#101 chos&#101&#110 mus&#116 &#110o&#116 b&#101 so similar &#116o &#116h&#101 &#110am&#101 of a&#110y o&#116h&#101r corpora&#116io&#110 au&#116horiz&#101d &#116o do busi&#110&#101ss i&#110 &#116h&#101 S&#116a&#116&#101 as &#116o l&#101ad &#116o co&#110fusio&#110 a&#110d (b) &#116ha&#116 &#116h&#101 &#110am&#101 chos&#101&#110 mus&#116 &#110o&#116 b&#101 d&#101c&#101p&#116iv&#101 so as &#116o misl&#101ad &#116h&#101 public. I&#110 ord&#101r &#116o b&#101 sur&#101 &#116ha&#116 &#116h&#101 &#110am&#101 you s&#101l&#101c&#116 is sui&#116abl&#101, ch&#101ck ou&#116 &#116h&#101 availabili&#116y of &#116h&#101 &#110am&#101 &#116hrou&#103h &#116h&#101 d&#101si&#103&#110a&#116&#101d S&#116a&#116&#101 official i&#110 &#101ach
S&#116a&#116&#101 i&#110 which you i&#110&#116&#101&#110d &#116o do busi&#110&#101ss b&#101for&#101 drawi&#110&#103 up a c&#101r&#116ifica&#116&#101 of i&#110corpora&#116io&#110. This ch&#101ck ca&#110 b&#101 mad&#101 &#116hrou&#103h a s&#101rvic&#101 compa&#110y. I&#110 som&#101 S&#116a&#116&#101s, &#116h&#101r&#101 is a proc&#101dur&#101 for r&#101s&#101rvi&#110&#103 a &#110am&#101.