If I’m purchasing a business which is a corporation but I’m only purchasing the assets and not the corporation, is there a way to retain the business name?

Can I retain the name of the business when registering as a new corporation or LLC?

Asked on August 4, 2014 under Business Law, New Mexico


Shawn Jackson / The Jackson Law Firm, P.C.

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

There are a variety of ways to retain and/or use the name...and it depends upon how you structure your business. The actual name will need to be researched on both the State and Federal level so that you understand the use and strength of the name. So, to fully answer your question, an attorney would need to speak with your on how and why you want to use the name.

Shawn Jackson California Business Development Attorney


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