Question: Can Two Companies Have Same Name?

The name of a company is not necessarily a trademark, so you are conflating two different concepts: A company name is the legal identity of the company, like your name is for you.

In general, within the same jurisdiction, you cannot have two company names that are the same.

What if another business has the same name?

Using the same name as another business will typically not be acceptable when: You sell different products or services but operate within the same industry as another company. The name is in use by a major national brand, regardless of industry. The other business registered for trademarks before you did.

Can two companies have the same LLC name?

The short answer is no, if you form an LLC or incorporate a company it means that a corporation or LLC cannot be filed using the same name in that state of formation. However it does not preclude anyone else from incorporating that same name in any of the other 49 states.

Can two companies have same name in India?

There cannot be two(2) company with same name.

Can someone use my business name?

If someone uses your name, simply showing proof that you’ve trademarked the name could be enough to convince a business to choose something else. Most importantly, if you must go to court, you’ll have legal proof that you registered the name. However, you don’t have to trademark your business name to protect it.

Can I name my business anything I want?

Sole owner of your business: if you are the only owner of your business, then its legal name is your full legal name. Limited partnerships and corporations: if your business is a limited partnership or corporation, then the name is whatever name you registered your business under with the state for.