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Business Naming

Naming a business can make or break the future of your business. There are also important legal requirements that must be considered when registering a business name. See the latest news and updates on business naming at the CT Corporation Resource Center.

On-demand Webinar: Assumed Business Names - What Every Business Lawyer Should Know

Listen and learn with this on-demand webinar, featuring CT’s expert Alex Halow, who will discuss DBA, “doing business as”, and the key aspects & legal requirements you need to know when using this option for your business.

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Doing Business As (DBA): The "AKA" For Your Business

Learn about DBA (Doing Business As), including whether DBA & Business Licenses or Assumed Names are the same.

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Selecting and Protecting Your Legal Name

The name of a business is one of its most valuable assets. Learn more about what a legal name is, laws around business naming, how trademarks work and more here.

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State Legislative Updates

Texas Changes its Name Availability Standard

On June 1, 2018, Texas changed the way it determines whether a business entity’s name will be available to domestic and registered foreign business entities.

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