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Old 08-15-2012, 08:19 PM
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Company Name already in use- what to do?

Hey guys
i picked what i thought was a unique name for a landscaping business. i found out that there are many companies with similar names...

For example, if i wanted to use "blue grass landscaping" but "blue grass landscapes" and "blue grass landscape and design", etc.. are already in use, can i still use my name, even if it is similar to others??

Also, if i make a LLC and i name my company "blue grass landscaping, LLC" can i legally make my operation?

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Old 08-15-2012, 08:24 PM
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If there are already that many in your area why would you want to add another to it.
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Old 08-15-2012, 08:27 PM
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Pick another name or two and do your research, let the forum know how you make out
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Old 08-15-2012, 08:37 PM
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NOTE: these other operations are not in my state or even my region
the closest one is SC and i am in MD
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Old 08-15-2012, 08:43 PM
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Unless your planing on having divisions in other states go forward with your task.
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Old 08-15-2012, 08:47 PM
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I found out others have names similar to me but I have the best domain names.
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Old 08-15-2012, 10:03 PM
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I found out others have names similar to me but I have the best domain names.
Me too!
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Old 08-16-2012, 01:52 PM
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yea thanks guys, after doing some research on the web and with a lawyer it should be fine
there are tons of landscaping operations with very similar names

edit: dont take this as legal advice
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Old 08-16-2012, 02:24 PM
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..... i am in MD
Please put that in your location.
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