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    You are searching for an attractive name. Right. Now, it’s simple to find the availability of your Company Name search with Legaltoast. We recommend you search and pick a simple name for your Company. It should be clear to pronounce and related to your business. Also, if you require to register your Company and other agreement, give us your details.


    The  RoC  (Registrar of Companies) across India expects the applicant to follow a few naming guidelines. Some of them are subjective, which means that approval can depend on the officer’s view of handling your application. Though, the more closely you follow the rules listed below, the better your chances of approval.

     1. No Common Trademark:

    An unregistered trademark or patent law trademark is an enforceable mark set by a business or one person to signify or define a product or service. It is judicially different from a certified trademark granted by law.

    2. Unique Component:

    Unique Components means Components that are specific and unique to a Product and are not sold by a Supplier in the typical course of business to any party as defined in a Product Information Document.

    3. No Common Trademark:

    An unregistered trademark or patent law trademark is an enforceable mark set by a business or one person to signify or define a product or service. It is judicially different from a certified trademark granted by law.

    4. Blacklist:

    Abbreviations, adjectives, and generic words are rejected. So BBC or XYZ would be dismissed, as would Genuine Quality Biscuits. The words bank, exchange, and stock exchange, except allowed by RBI or SEBI, would also be rejected.


    Limited Liability Protection To Directors Personal Assets

    Several times startups require to borrow money and take things on credit. In regular Partnerships, Partners' personal savings and property would be at risk if the business cannot repay its loans. In a private limited company, only business investment is lost, personal assets of the directors are safe.

    More real Image And Reliability In The Market

    Private Limited Company is a well-known business structure. Corporate Customers, Vendors, and Govt. Agencies choose to deal with PLC (Private Limited Company) instead of proprietorship or enduring partnerships.

    Simple To Raise Funds And Loans

    Pvt. Ltd. company enjoys comprehensive options to raise funds through bank loans, Angel Investors, and Venture Capitalists compared to LLPs and OPCs (Office of Population Censuses and Surveys).

    Popular Business Structure For Investors

    Investors love to invest in PLC (Private Limited Company) as it is well structured and less strings attached. Most significant, it is very easy to exit from a PLC.

    Easy To Attract Employees

    For startups putting together a team and keeping them for a long time is a challenge; due to confidence attached to a limited private structure, it is easy to hire people and motivate them with corporate designations and stock options.

    Easy To Sell

    Private Ltd. is easy to sell, with very little documentation, and the cost is involved in selling a Pvt. Ltd. company.

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    FAQs on Company Name Search

    Name is an Identity or title by which your business is referred to. In an industry, there cannot be two companies with the same or similar name. E.g., There cannot be two companies with the same name in Industry.

    The Company name check is to be done once all business incorporation records are handy, and the Company can draft and file its Business certificates. Company Name search anytime before that may risk the name used by somebody else during the paper building time.
    Detailed name search is essential before filing Incorporation documents. The Rules for the name of the Company must be followed. Otherwise, it will delay the Incorporation process or lead to rejection of the application.

    The company name should be in 3 Parts.
    Part 1: Keyword - This will be your brand name
    Part 2: Business Activity word - Shows main business of your startup
    Part 3: Structure word - Shows the kind of Company, whether it is a private limited company/Limited Company/limited liability partnership/One Person Company Pvt. Ltd
    Approval of name depends upon the Keyword and Business Activity word. Most keywords should not be comparable to any existing Company or Trademark in the same Industry.

    The Company's name must be unique and should not be similar to already Incorporated Companies or Trademarks. It is advisable not to copy a popular company name search or popular word (Generic word) in Industry in which you will be operating. For more details, please fill in the above information.

    The Registrar of Companies (ROC) is the Government office empowered to approve the name. ROC is a department under the MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs).
    Every state in India has one Registrar of Companies office except Maharashtra and Tamilnadu, where there is two Registrar of Companies offices. In Maharashtra, firms are registered with the Pune and Mumbai Registrar of Companies. In Tamilnadu, businesses are incorporated at Coimbatore and Chennai ROCs. In all various States like Delhi, there is only one ROC office, like Hyderabad, Bangalore, etc.

    Pvt. Ltd. Company must end with the words "Private Limited." The MCA Rules for name approval are the same for Pvt. Ltd. or LLP or One Person company. One cannot apply for a Private Limited Company name if the same name is already taken for an LLP.

    Limited Liability Partnership must end with the words "LLP."

    One Person Company must end with the words "OPC Private Limited."

    Company name search is done in the MCA database and Trademark database. Both these search needs some level of legal expertise.

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