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Can anyone else use my DBA name after I register it?


DBA (Doing Business As) Filing Service


When a DBA name is registered it usually does not a reserve the name against future use by another business. The registration of a DBA name is simply for required public notice and financial purposes and does not ensure that the business registering the name has exclusive rights to own it or protected use it. To ensure exclusive rights to the use of a name, trademark registration is required.



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What steps are involved in registering a DBA? While the steps involved in registering a DBA vary for each individual filing, the main steps are usually as follows:• Complete and submit the DBA Registration Application on this site.• We review ...
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Can a DBA be filed for all business types? Yes, DBAs can and should be filed for all business types - they are not just for Sole Proprietors. General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Corporations, LLCs, and Non-Profits that wish to operate ...
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What is the SimpleFilings service fee? The fee for our document preparation andfiling service varies from state to state, county to county, and sometimes town to town because of differing filing requirements and fees that we pay on your ...
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Can a DBA registration be expedited? We do offer Expedited and Rush priority services if you'd like to obtain your prepared DBA filing documents quicker (within 2 business days or 1 business day, respectively). Our Rush priority service ...
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