2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 179. Uniform limited partnership act.
179.03 Reservation of name.

179.03

179.03 Reservation of name.

179.03(1)

(1) The exclusive right to the use of a name may be reserved by any of the following:

179.03(1)(a)

(a) Any person intending to organize a limited partnership under this chapter and to adopt that name.

179.03(1)(b)

(b) Any domestic limited partnership or any foreign limited partnership registered in this state which intends to adopt that name.

179.03(1)(c)

(c) Any foreign limited partnership intending to register in this state and adopt that name.

179.03(1)(d)

(d) Any person intending to organize a foreign limited partnership and intending to have it register in this state and adopt that name.

179.03(2)

(2) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the reservation shall be made by filing with the department an application executed by the applicant to reserve a specified name together with a fee of $10, or such larger amount as the department requires by rule, if the application is filed in paper format. The reservation may be made by making a telephone application to reserve a specified name. The fee for a telephone application to reserve a specified name for 60 days is $20. If the department finds that the name is available for use by a domestic limited partnership or foreign limited partnership, the department shall reserve the name for the exclusive use of the applicant for a period of 60 days. Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the right to the exclusive use of a reserved name may be transferred to any other person by filing with the department, together with a fee of $10, a notice of the transfer executed by the applicant for whom the name was reserved and specifying the name and address of the transferee. The department may, by rule, specify a larger fee for filing a notice of transfer in paper format.

179.03 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 173; 1985 a. 338; 1993 a. 214; 1995 a. 27; 2001 a. 44.

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