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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.
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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Articles

3 Tips for Naming Your Business

Learn why properly naming your business is so important with our top 3 tips, including performing a name check, incorporation documents, trademark issues & more.

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State Legislative Updates

Florida House Bill 169

Florida House Bill 169, effective July 1, 2017, amends Florida’s fictitious names statute

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State Legislative Updates

West Virginia Senate Bill 602

West Virginia Senate Bill 602 amends the Regulation of Trade chapter

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Case Law Summaries

Idaho - Assumed Name

Gallagher v. Best Western Cottontree Inn, 388 P.3d 57 (Idaho 2017), decided 1/19/2017, the Idaho Supreme Court ruled that an LLC could not be estopped from asserting a statute of limitations defense due to its failure to file a certificate of assumed name. 

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