Confusion with an identical unincorporated trade-name (Regulation 21)
Use this consent letter if the proposed corporate name is the same as an unincorporated trade-name and the applicant for the proposed corporate name and the person carrying on business with the trade-name are the same person. In addition to consenting to the use of the proposed corporate name, that person must undertakeFootnote 1 to cease carrying on business with that trade-name or to transfer the trade-name registration to the corporation.
If the consent is being given by a corporation, the signature must be of an authorized officer and must give his/her title.
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Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5
Re: Proposed corporate name of [Insert proposed corporate name]
[Insert name of individual or corporation signing consent], [owner of the trade-name that is confusing with a word in the proposed corporate name], hereby consents to the use of [Insert proposed corporate name] as the corporate name.
[Insert name of individual or corporation signing consent] undertakes to stop carrying on business with the trade-name or to transfer his/her rights in the trade-name to the corporation bearing the proposed name before the corporation proposing to use the name begins to carry on business under the corporate name.
Signed in the city of ,
in the province of ,
on this day of , 20.
(Print full name)
(If the consent is being given by a corporation, insert title of officer signing and the name of the corporation)
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