(a) A person may reserve the exclusive use of a corporate name, including a fictitious
name for a foreign corporation whose corporate name is not available, by delivering
an application to the secretary of state for filing. The application must set forth the name and address of the applicant and the name
proposed to be reserved. If the secretary of state finds that the corporate name applied for is available,
he or she shall reserve the name for the applicant's exclusive use for a nonrenewable
one hundred twenty-day period.
(b) The owner of a reserved corporate name may transfer the reservation to another
person by delivering to the secretary of state a signed notice of the transfer that
states the name and address of the transferee.
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