An injunction will not generally be granted restraining a partner from using the old firm's name after dissolution if the firm's assets are divided between the partners, because each of them is entitled to use the firm name1. This rule only applies subject to contrary agreement, and unless it exposes the other partners to risk of liability2. Whether this danger exists depends upon the circumstances of the case3. A surviving partner must not carry on a rival business so as to lead to the belief that it is the partnership business, and so
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