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§ 1-415. Fraudulent use of existing name

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Regulation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 1. Definitions; General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Trademarks, Service Marks, and Trade Names (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 1-415
§ 1-415. Fraudulent use of existing name
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a person may not, with intent to defraud, do business in the State under or imitate a name, title, or trade name that is the same as, or similar to, that used by another person already doing business in the State.
(b) This section does not apply to individuals with similar names.
(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction, is subject to a fine not exceeding $100 for each day that the offense is committed.


Added by Acts 1992, c. 4, § 2.
Formerly Art. 27, § 191.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 1-415, MD BUS REG § 1-415
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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