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Registering same business name

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alwaysready View Drop Down

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    Posted: 13/September/2018 at 14:31
Scenario example only"

A registered business named Big Bin already exists.

If a 2nd business later register as Big Bins VIC, but just use Big Bin for advertising, would there be a legal issue? i.e. Could the original Big Bin business name holders sue?


Edited by alwaysready - 13/September/2018 at 14:51

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  Quote citizen-joe Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14/September/2018 at 01:28
You would probably be blocked from registering such a name.

see Business name availability

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