A company’s business name is one of its most important brand assets, so as a business owner you want to do everything you can to protect it. Not sure how to legally protect your business name? We’ve got you covered.
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How to legally protect your business name
Here are five steps to help make sure the name you choose for your business is legally yours to use and keep for the long run.
- Do your homework.
- Register the business name in your state.
- Secure a domain name.
- Trademark your brand.
- Protect your trademark.
Let’s jump in.
Important note: A business name is completely different from a trademark. Company names can be used as trademarks if they are associated with goods and services, but there … Read more