Ensure the name is available before registering your business name
Today we’re going to be discussing the 6th legal issues facing entrepreneurs, “Am I probably protecting my business name?” Many businesses begin by using a company name only to find out that another company has been using that exact same business name.
You need to do a “trademark search” on the web. The other search you need to do is a trademark search on USPTO (the United States Patent and Trademark Office). Do both of these searches to insure the business name you want is available.
I talked about “trademarking” back in Ep. 4 Register Your Brand. You should go back and listen to that episode as well.
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Kelly Bagla, Esq.
Go Legal Yourself