§ 21-2501 Act, how cited
§ 21-2502 Registration of corporate name; procedure; term
§ 21-2503 Corporation dissolution; change of name; effect; continued use of name; not required
§ 21-2504 Corporate name; registration; assignment; procedure
§ 21-2505 Names registered; Secretary of State; duties
§ 21-2506 Secretary of State; cancel registration; when
§ 21-2507 False or fraudulent registration; liability
§ 21-2508 Wrongful use of registered name; liability; action to enjoin; other remedies

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Chapter 21 > Name Protection Act

  • Acquire: when used in connection with a grant of power or property right to any person shall include the purchase, grant, gift, devise, bequest, and obtaining by eminent domain. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Action: shall include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Attorney: shall mean attorney at law. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Oath: shall include affirmation in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Person: shall include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Person shall: include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Year: shall mean calendar year. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801