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Ask A CPA - Business Start-ups

Are There Companies That Provide Search Services To Ascertain If A New Company Name Will Infringe On An Existing Name Or Trademark ?

You can request a report from a search company that will check records in the US Patent and Trademark Office, state registers and various other business sources. There usually is a fee for this service. Some companies are: CSC, The US Corporation Company, 1090 Vermont Ave NW, Washington DC 20005, 800 241-6518 800 241-6518. Thomson and Thomson, 500 Victory Road, North Quincy MA 02171-3145, 800-692-8833 800-692-8833. The US Corporation Company, 1090 Vermont Ave NW, Washington DC 20005, 800 241-6518 and Thomson and Thomson, 500 Victory Road, North Quincy MA 02171-3145, 800-692-8833.

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