The list of protected objects of commercial property includes the business name of a legal entity. However, the granting of protection to the name does not take place according to the rules of patenting, but by registration through the tax authorities.
The registration of legal entities in Russia can only be handled by the tax service. In order to secure the rights to a company name, the company founders need to carry out the following actions:
For the registration of entrepreneurs, their personal data - surname, first name and patronymic name - are used. This information is not equated by law to a firm name, and is not subject to additional protection.
A firm name confirmed by an extract from the Unified State Register of Legal Entities may be used by the company in its current activities, including:
The use and registration of the name as a trademark will be an additional protection, along with the information in the Unified State Register of Legal Entities. For this purpose, the company will receive a certificate of protection, which will be valid for 10 years with the possibility of extension. In the course of business, you can use the company name to register multiple trademarks.
In the course of activity it is allowed to change the name of the company. For that, the relevant decision must be taken by the founders of the legal entity, or the sole participant. The decision to change the name must be registered via the tax authority, and updated data will be entered in the Unified State Register of Legal Entities.
Our company provides a full range of services for the registration of legal entities, and. accordingly, their business names. To find out how much the registration procedure costs, you can consult with our specialists on the phone numbers listed on the site, or through the feedback form. The price of the services will include:
If necessary, we will assist in protecting the rights to the company name, including through judicial institutions.