2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 179. Uniform limited partnership act.
179.02 Name.

179.02

179.02 Name. The name of a limited partnership:

179.02(1)

(1) Shall contain the words "limited partnership" or the abbreviation "L.P." or "LP".

179.02(2)

(2) May not contain the name of a limited partner unless:

179.02(2)(a)

(a) It is also the name of a general partner or the corporate name of a corporate general partner or of a limited liability company general partner; or

179.02(2)(b)

(b) The business of the limited partnership had been carried on under that name before the admission of that limited partner.

179.02(4)

(4) May not be the same as, or deceptively similar to, the name of any corporation, limited liability company or limited partnership organized under the laws of this state or licensed or registered as a foreign corporation, limited liability company or limited partnership in this state.

179.02 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 173; 1989 a. 232; 1993 a. 112; 2005 a. 476.

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