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308A.121 Cooperative name.

Subdivision 1. Name. The name of a cooperative must distinguish the cooperative upon the records in the Office of the Secretary of State from the name of a domestic corporation, whether profit or nonprofit, or a limited partnership, or a foreign corporation or a limited partnership authorized or registered to do business in this state, whether profit or nonprofit, a limited liability company, whether domestic or foreign, a limited liability partnership, whether domestic or foreign, or a name the right to which is, at the time of incorporation, reserved or provided for in sections 302A.117, 317A.117, 321.0109, 322B.125, or 333.001 to 333.54.

Subd. 2. Name reserved. The cooperative name shall be reserved for the cooperative during its corporate existence.

Subd. 3. Contest of registration of name. A person doing business in this state may contest the subsequent registration of a name with the Office of the Secretary of State as provided in section 5.22.

HIST: 1989 c 144 art 1 s 8; 1989 c 292 s 8,9; 1992 c 517 art 1 s 18; 1995 c 128 art 2 s 2; 2004 c 199 art 13 s 111

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