Can Two Businesses Have the Same Name?

Nov 19, 2020 | 5.2 min read | Last Updated: Aug 26, 2021 |

So you’ve started a business, and can’t wait to use the amazing business name you’ve always dreamed about. But before you do, you’re worried about making sure you have a unique business name, as well as if it’s possible for two companies to share the same one. And if it is allowed, is it a good idea to have the same company name as another business?

Before you go through the process of trademarking a name or changing it completely, let’s take a closer look at the ins and outs of business naming, including what it means t