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Rachelle Berube, owner of Landlord Rescue in Toronto/ (JENNIFER ROBERTS/JENNIFER ROBERTS/FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)
Rachelle Berube, owner of Landlord Rescue in Toronto/ (JENNIFER ROBERTS/JENNIFER ROBERTS/FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

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Before launching her Toronto-based property-management business four years ago, Rachelle Berube checked Industry Canada’s database of registered business names and trademarks to make sure nobody had claimed the name she wanted for her company: Landlord Rescue.

“No one was using it so I went ahead and registered my business as a sole proprietorship under Landlord Rescue, foolishly thinking that was all I needed to do to protect my business name,” Ms. Berube says.

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