1775.62 Name.

Effective January 1, 2010, Chapter 1775 is repealed and no longer governs partnerships. 2008 HB332.

(A) The name of a domestic registered limited liability partnership shall contain the words "registered partnership having limited liability" or "limited liability partnership," or the abbreviation "P.L.L.," "PLL", "L.L.P.," or "LLP" as the last words or letters of its name.

(B) The name of a foreign limited liability partnership doing business in this state shall contain one of the following as the last words or letters of its name:

(1) The words "registered limited liability partnership" or "limited liability partnership";

(2) The abbreviation "P.L.L.," "PLL," "L.L.P.," or "LLP";

(3) Other similar words or abbreviations that are required or authorized by the laws of the state where the partnership was formed.

(C) The name of a domestic registered limited liability partnership or foreign limited liability partnership shall be distinguishable upon the records in the office of the secretary of state from all of the following:

(1) The name of any other limited liability partnership registered in the office of the secretary of state pursuant to this chapter, whether domestic or foreign;

(2) The name of any domestic corporation that is formed under Chapter 1701. or 1702. of the Revised Code or any foreign corporation that is registered pursuant to Chapter 1703. of the Revised Code;

(3) The name of any limited liability company registered in the office of the secretary of state pursuant to Chapter 1705. of the Revised Code, whether domestic or foreign;

(4) The name of any limited partnership registered in the office of the secretary of state pursuant to Chapter 1782. of the Revised Code, whether domestic or foreign;

(5) Any trade name the exclusive right to which is at the time in question registered in the office of the secretary of state pursuant to Chapter 1329. of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 1775.62

History. Effective Date: 07-29-1998; 2008 HB332 01-01-2010