OAR 160-010-0013
Not Distinguishable on Record

A name is not distinguishable on the records of the Secretary of State Business Registry office from the name of any other active organized entity, or from a reserved or registered name, if the names only differ in one or more of the following ways:


Entity identifiers at the end of a name


Punctuation or special characters






The presence or absence of an article, preposition, or conjunction, or a symbol for that word, including “a,” “an,” “and,” “at,” “by,” “for,” “in,” “plus,” “the,” “to,” and “with.” Examples of symbols include “&,” “@,” and “+.”


An “s” is added or deleted to make the word plural, singular, or possessive.

Source: Rule 160-010-0013 — Not Distinguishable on Record, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=160-010-0013.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 160-010-0013’s source at or​.us