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    I want to open a Barbershop but the name I want is taken?

    I want to open a barbershop is California but the name I want is taken. It already exists in North Carolina. Could I still open one under that name or can I be sued? The name I want is E&M Barber
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    My research says you can name your business the same name, since it's in a different state, and E&M Barber in North Carolina doesn't appear to be trademarked. It could become an issue if you wanted to be trademarked, but I highly doubt that is the case, either. You're not looking to become McDonald's or anything. Read this article: http://www.entrepreneur.com/answer/222074 Here's the state of CA site on name availability for businesses: http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/name-availability.htm Good luck with your new business!
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    • not sure, but thats a boring name anyway... pick something much better

      by Claudia - 8 hours ago

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