2019 Tennessee Code
Title 48 - Corporations and Associations
Limited Liability Companies
Chapter 249 - Tennessee Revised Limited Liability Company Act
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 48-249-107. Reserved name.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 48-249-107 (2019)
  • (a) Reserving a name. A person may reserve the exclusive right to use a name for a domestic or foreign LLC, including an assumed name, by filing an application with the secretary of state. The application shall set forth the name and address of the applicant and the name proposed to be reserved. If the secretary of state finds that the name applied for meets the requirements of § 48-249-106 and is available, the secretary of state shall reserve the name for the applicant's exclusive use for a four-month period. Upon the expiration of the four-month period, the same party, or any other party, may apply to reserve the same name.

  • (b) Transfer of reserved name. The person holding the right to use a name reserved under this section, including an assumed name, may transfer the reservation to another person by filing a notice of the transfer with the secretary of state, signed by the person holding the right to use the reserved name, that states the reserved name being transferred and the name and address of the transferee.

  • (c) Cancellation of reserved name. The reservation of a specific name may be cancelled by filing a notice with the secretary of state, executed by the person holding the right to use the reserved name, specifying the reserved name being cancelled and the name and address of the person holding the right to use the reserved name.

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