fictitious company name

fictitious company name

A trade name or assumed name for a company,rather than the actual legal name of the person or entity that owns the business.Many states require fictitious party filings so that consumers and others may determine the true ownership of a business simply by knowing the trade name.

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AMONG 150 FICTITIOUS company names invented by a British satirical website in 2002, Ualeo, Ovisovis, and Bivium have since become the names of real companies.
Travelers have been known to market these items with useless lifetime warranties (the salespersons have no traceable fixed address) under fictitious company names, such as the Carolina Tool and Equipment Company.