Some may say it’s better to ask forgiveness than ask permission — but when it comes to naming your Texas LLC, the rule does not apply. Choosing the wrong name can have serious consequences, especially if the name you select already belongs to another business. The Texas Secretary of State (TXSOS) website is a good place to start reviewing the various naming rules. We realize it’s a lot to read — so we’ve outlined some of the most important rules in this post.
There are some instances when trademarking your LLC name could be beneficial, and others where it might not be necessary. We’ll outline some scenarios where it would make sense to apply for a trademark.