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FLORIDA TO REQUIRE PUBLICATION OF INTENT TO USE A FICTICIOUS NAME

by | Jul 7, 2013 | Trademark | 0 comments

Pursuant to Florida SB 872 the sate ficticious name statute 865.09, F.S, is being amended to require that a business publish its intent to use said ficticious name.  While some have noted some exceptions to this requirement, such as a valid Florida Trademark Registration, here, certaily the publication requirement offers a new way to police existing Sate and Federal Trademark rights.