Business Name Similarities

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by MDLawn, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. MDLawn

    MDLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,284

    Was checking some online stuff with my business and noticed a business with a similar name (missing lawn care but includes landscaping), although it is registered legally in my county ( I had mine first). Kinda sucks. Does anyone know how close a name can be with businesses in the same counties?? Bugs me to know that if someone does crap work, not saying the do, the names could be confused. Anyone know the legal issues with this.

  2. stevenf

    stevenf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,612

    They can be VERY close. It should be regulated a little better. I am one of the guys your speak of. There are two business names like mine. Mine is landscape management, theres is lawn care, and one is landscaping. I did a search of my own but couldnt find anything, got it registered with the state and a year later I noticed the other people. When I called to find info, they had registered the name years before me....

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