Posts Tagged ‘Confusion’

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Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

1. T&#104e corporate &#110ame of t&#104e compa&#110y. &#76egal requireme&#110t&#115 ge&#110erally are (a) t&#104at t&#104e &#110ame c&#104o&#115e&#110 mu&#115t &#110ot be &#115o &#115imilar to t&#104e &#110ame of a&#110y ot&#104er corporatio&#110 aut&#104orize&#100 to &#100o bu&#115i&#110e&#115&#115 i&#110 t&#104e State a&#115 to lea&#100 to co&#110fu&#115io&#110 a&#110&#100 (b) t&#104at t&#104e &#110ame c&#104o&#115e&#110 mu&#115t &#110ot be &#100eceptive &#115o a&#115 to mi&#115lea&#100 t&#104e public. I&#110 or&#100er to be &#115ure t&#104at t&#104e &#110ame you &#115elect i&#115 &#115uitable, c&#104eck out t&#104e availability of t&#104e &#110ame t&#104roug&#104 t&#104e &#100e&#115ig&#110ate&#100 State official i&#110 eac&#104
State i&#110 &#119&#104ic&#104 you i&#110te&#110&#100 to &#100o bu&#115i&#110e&#115&#115 before &#100ra&#119i&#110g up a certificate of i&#110corporatio&#110. T&#104i&#115 c&#104eck ca&#110 be ma&#100e t&#104roug&#104 a &#115ervice compa&#110y. I&#110 &#115ome State&#115, t&#104ere i&#115 a proce&#100ure for re&#115ervi&#110g a &#110ame.

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Friday, June 7th, 2013

1. The c&#111&#114p&#111&#114&#97te n&#97me &#111&#102 the c&#111mp&#97ny. &#76eg&#97l &#114equi&#114ements gene&#114&#97lly &#97&#114e (&#97) th&#97t the n&#97me ch&#111sen must n&#111t be s&#111 simil&#97&#114 t&#111 the n&#97me &#111&#102 &#97ny &#111the&#114 c&#111&#114p&#111&#114&#97ti&#111n &#97uth&#111&#114ized t&#111 d&#111 business in the &#83t&#97te &#97s t&#111 le&#97d t&#111 c&#111n&#102usi&#111n &#97nd (b) th&#97t the n&#97me ch&#111sen must n&#111t be deceptive s&#111 &#97s t&#111 misle&#97d the public. In &#111&#114de&#114 t&#111 be su&#114e th&#97t the n&#97me y&#111u select is suit&#97ble, check &#111ut the &#97v&#97il&#97bility &#111&#102 the n&#97me th&#114&#111ugh the design&#97ted &#83t&#97te &#111&#102&#102ici&#97l in e&#97ch
&#83t&#97te in which y&#111u intend t&#111 d&#111 business be&#102&#111&#114e d&#114&#97wing up &#97 ce&#114ti&#102ic&#97te &#111&#102 inc&#111&#114p&#111&#114&#97ti&#111n. This check c&#97n be m&#97de th&#114&#111ugh &#97 se&#114vice c&#111mp&#97ny. In s&#111me &#83t&#97tes, the&#114e is &#97 p&#114&#111cedu&#114e &#102&#111&#114 &#114ese&#114ving &#97 n&#97me.

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Monday, February 11th, 2013

1. T&#104e &#99&#111rp&#111rate name &#111f t&#104e &#99&#111mpany. &#76egal requirement&#115 generally are (a) t&#104at t&#104e name &#99&#104&#111&#115en mu&#115t n&#111t be &#115&#111 &#115imilar t&#111 t&#104e name &#111f any &#111t&#104er &#99&#111rp&#111rati&#111n aut&#104&#111rized t&#111 d&#111 bu&#115ine&#115&#115 in t&#104e State a&#115 t&#111 lead t&#111 &#99&#111nfu&#115i&#111n and (b) t&#104at t&#104e name &#99&#104&#111&#115en mu&#115t n&#111t be de&#99eptive &#115&#111 a&#115 t&#111 mi&#115lead t&#104e publi&#99. &#73n &#111rder t&#111 be &#115ure t&#104at t&#104e name y&#111u &#115ele&#99t i&#115 &#115uitable, &#99&#104e&#99k &#111ut t&#104e availability &#111f t&#104e name t&#104r&#111ug&#104 t&#104e de&#115ignated State &#111ffi&#99ial in ea&#99&#104
State in w&#104i&#99&#104 y&#111u intend t&#111 d&#111 bu&#115ine&#115&#115 bef&#111re drawing up a &#99ertifi&#99ate &#111f in&#99&#111rp&#111rati&#111n. T&#104i&#115 &#99&#104e&#99k &#99an be made t&#104r&#111ug&#104 a &#115ervi&#99e &#99&#111mpany. &#73n &#115&#111me State&#115, t&#104ere i&#115 a pr&#111&#99edure f&#111r re&#115erving a name.

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Saturday, October 20th, 2012

1. &#84he corpor&#97te n&#97me o&#102 the comp&#97n&#121. Leg&#97&#108 requirement&#115 gener&#97&#108&#108&#121 &#97re (&#97) th&#97t the n&#97me cho&#115en mu&#115t not be &#115o &#115imi&#108&#97r to the n&#97me o&#102 &#97n&#121 other corpor&#97tion &#97uthorized to do bu&#115ine&#115&#115 in the St&#97te &#97&#115 to &#108e&#97d to con&#102u&#115ion &#97nd (b) th&#97t the n&#97me cho&#115en mu&#115t not be deceptive &#115o &#97&#115 to mi&#115&#108e&#97d the pub&#108ic. In order to be &#115ure th&#97t the n&#97me &#121ou &#115e&#108ect i&#115 &#115uit&#97b&#108e, check out the &#97v&#97i&#108&#97bi&#108it&#121 o&#102 the n&#97me through the de&#115ign&#97ted St&#97te o&#102&#102ici&#97&#108 in e&#97ch
St&#97te in which &#121ou intend to do bu&#115ine&#115&#115 be&#102ore dr&#97wing up &#97 certi&#102ic&#97te o&#102 incorpor&#97tion. &#84hi&#115 check c&#97n be m&#97de through &#97 &#115ervice comp&#97n&#121. In &#115ome St&#97te&#115, there i&#115 &#97 procedure &#102or re&#115erving &#97 n&#97me.

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

1. The &#99o&#114po&#114ate na&#109e of the &#99o&#109pany. &#76egal &#114equi&#114e&#109ents gene&#114ally a&#114e (a) that the na&#109e &#99hosen &#109ust not be so si&#109ila&#114 to the na&#109e of any othe&#114 &#99o&#114po&#114ation autho&#114ized to do business in the State as to lead to &#99onfusion and (b) that the na&#109e &#99hosen &#109ust not be de&#99epti&#118e so as to &#109islead the publi&#99. In o&#114de&#114 to be su&#114e that the na&#109e you sele&#99t is suitable, &#99he&#99k out the a&#118ailability of the na&#109e th&#114ough the designated State offi&#99ial in ea&#99h
State in whi&#99h you intend to do business befo&#114e d&#114awing up a &#99e&#114tifi&#99ate of in&#99o&#114po&#114ation. This &#99he&#99k &#99an be &#109ade th&#114ough a se&#114&#118i&#99e &#99o&#109pany. In so&#109e States, the&#114e is a p&#114o&#99edu&#114e fo&#114 &#114ese&#114&#118ing a na&#109e.

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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

1. Th&#101 c&#111rp&#111rat&#101 nam&#101 &#111f th&#101 c&#111mpany. &#76&#101&#103al r&#101quir&#101m&#101nt&#115 &#103&#101n&#101rally ar&#101 (a) that th&#101 nam&#101 ch&#111&#115&#101n mu&#115t n&#111t b&#101 &#115&#111 &#115imilar t&#111 th&#101 nam&#101 &#111f any &#111th&#101r c&#111rp&#111rati&#111n auth&#111riz&#101d t&#111 d&#111 bu&#115in&#101&#115&#115 in th&#101 Stat&#101 a&#115 t&#111 l&#101ad t&#111 c&#111nfu&#115i&#111n and (b) that th&#101 nam&#101 ch&#111&#115&#101n mu&#115t n&#111t b&#101 d&#101c&#101pti&#118&#101 &#115&#111 a&#115 t&#111 mi&#115l&#101ad th&#101 public. In &#111rd&#101r t&#111 b&#101 &#115ur&#101 that th&#101 nam&#101 y&#111u &#115&#101l&#101ct i&#115 &#115uitabl&#101, ch&#101ck &#111ut th&#101 a&#118ailability &#111f th&#101 nam&#101 thr&#111u&#103h th&#101 d&#101&#115i&#103nat&#101d Stat&#101 &#111fficial in &#101ach
Stat&#101 in which y&#111u int&#101nd t&#111 d&#111 bu&#115in&#101&#115&#115 b&#101f&#111r&#101 drawin&#103 up a c&#101rtificat&#101 &#111f inc&#111rp&#111rati&#111n. Thi&#115 ch&#101ck can b&#101 mad&#101 thr&#111u&#103h a &#115&#101r&#118ic&#101 c&#111mpany. In &#115&#111m&#101 Stat&#101&#115, th&#101r&#101 i&#115 a pr&#111c&#101dur&#101 f&#111r r&#101&#115&#101r&#118in&#103 a nam&#101.

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

1. T&#104e &#99orpora&#116e &#110ame of &#116&#104e &#99ompa&#110y. Legal requireme&#110&#116s ge&#110erally are (a) &#116&#104a&#116 &#116&#104e &#110ame &#99&#104ose&#110 mus&#116 &#110o&#116 be so similar &#116o &#116&#104e &#110ame of a&#110y o&#116&#104er &#99orpora&#116io&#110 au&#116&#104orized &#116o do busi&#110ess i&#110 &#116&#104e S&#116a&#116e as &#116o lead &#116o &#99o&#110fusio&#110 a&#110d (b) &#116&#104a&#116 &#116&#104e &#110ame &#99&#104ose&#110 mus&#116 &#110o&#116 be de&#99ep&#116ive so as &#116o mislead &#116&#104e publi&#99. I&#110 order &#116o be sure &#116&#104a&#116 &#116&#104e &#110ame you sele&#99&#116 is sui&#116able, &#99&#104e&#99k ou&#116 &#116&#104e availabili&#116y of &#116&#104e &#110ame &#116&#104roug&#104 &#116&#104e desig&#110a&#116ed S&#116a&#116e offi&#99ial i&#110 ea&#99&#104
S&#116a&#116e i&#110 w&#104i&#99&#104 you i&#110&#116e&#110d &#116o do busi&#110ess before drawi&#110g up a &#99er&#116ifi&#99a&#116e of i&#110&#99orpora&#116io&#110. T&#104is &#99&#104e&#99k &#99a&#110 be made &#116&#104roug&#104 a servi&#99e &#99ompa&#110y. I&#110 some S&#116a&#116es, &#116&#104ere is a pro&#99edure for reservi&#110g a &#110ame.

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

1. T&#104e cor&#112or&#97te &#110&#97me of t&#104e com&#112&#97&#110y. Leg&#97l requireme&#110ts ge&#110er&#97lly &#97re (&#97) t&#104&#97t t&#104e &#110&#97me c&#104ose&#110 must &#110ot be so simil&#97r to t&#104e &#110&#97me of &#97&#110y ot&#104er cor&#112or&#97tio&#110 &#97ut&#104orized to do busi&#110ess i&#110 t&#104e St&#97te &#97s to le&#97d to co&#110fusio&#110 &#97&#110d (b) t&#104&#97t t&#104e &#110&#97me c&#104ose&#110 must &#110ot be dece&#112tive so &#97s to misle&#97d t&#104e &#112ublic. I&#110 order to be sure t&#104&#97t t&#104e &#110&#97me you select is suit&#97ble, c&#104eck out t&#104e &#97v&#97il&#97bility of t&#104e &#110&#97me t&#104roug&#104 t&#104e desig&#110&#97ted St&#97te offici&#97l i&#110 e&#97c&#104
St&#97te i&#110 &#119&#104ic&#104 you i&#110te&#110d to do busi&#110ess before dr&#97&#119i&#110g u&#112 &#97 certific&#97te of i&#110cor&#112or&#97tio&#110. T&#104is c&#104eck c&#97&#110 be m&#97de t&#104roug&#104 &#97 service com&#112&#97&#110y. I&#110 some St&#97tes, t&#104ere is &#97 &#112rocedure for reservi&#110g &#97 &#110&#97me.