First, you cannot use the name of a corporation, LLC or LP that is already in use and registered with the state. While Corporate Direct, Inc. will perform an initial name search to minimize this issue it is helpful to have several names in mind for possible use. Second, if you are going to organize in one state and qualify in another state the name should be available in both states. Third, a corporate name should not be confused with a trade name or trademark. While you may be able to incorporate using one name you will not automatically, without filing for trademark protection, be protected in using your corporate name as a trade name.
About The Author
Garrett Sutton is a corporate attorney, asset protection expert and best selling author of 10 books. He has sold more than 850,000 books to guide entrepreneurs and investors. For more than 30 years, Garrett Sutton has run his practice assisting others in protecting assets and maximizing financial goals. The companies he founded, Corporate Direct and Sutton Law Center, have helped more than 10,000 clients protect assets and incorporate businesses. Garrett is a member of the elite group of “Rich Dad Advisors” for bestselling author Robert Kiyosaki.
June 3, 2015
June 3, 2015