Chapter 3: CORPORATE NAME; REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT; SERVICE OF PROCESS
§302-A. Reserved name
1.Reserve use of name.
A person may reserve the exclusive use of a corporate name, including an assumed
or fictitious name, by executing and delivering for filing as provided in section
106 an application to the Secretary of State. The application must be executed by
a duly authorized person and must set forth the name and address of the applicant
and the name proposed to be reserved. If the Secretary of State finds that the corporate
name applied for is available, the Secretary of State shall reserve the name for the
applicant's exclusive use for a period of 120 days. The reservation may not be renewed, but after the expiration of the reservation, the
same name may be reserved by the same or another applicant.
2013, c. 99, §1 (AMD)
2.Transfer of reservation.
The owner of a reserved corporate name under subsection 1 may transfer the reservation
to another person by executing and delivering for filing to the Secretary of State
as provided in section 106 a notice of the transfer, signed by the transferor, that
states the name and address of the transferee.
2003, c. 344, Pt. B, §11 (NEW)
2003, c. 344, §B11 (NEW).
2013, c. 99, §1 (AMD).
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