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  417.200.  Fictitious names to be registered. — That every name under which any person shall do or transact any business in this state, other than the true name of such person, is hereby declared to be a fictitious name, and it shall be unlawful for any person to engage in or transact any business in this state under a fictitious name without first registering same with the secretary of state as herein required.


(RSMo 1939 § 15466)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 14342; 1919 § 13276


Corporate names, reservation of, exclusive use, 351.110, 351.115

(1957) Failure to register fictitious name is not a defense to action to enjoin use of confusing similar name in absence of claim of bad faith or other wrong. Better Business Bureau v. Chappell (A.), 307 S.W.2d 510.

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