How important is a company secretary? Why does a Hong Kong limited company needs one?

Firstly, in Hong Kong, according to the Companies Ordinance, appointing a company secretary is mandatory, every company should have one. The secretary, if an individual must ordinarily reside in Hong Kong; or if a body corporate, must have its registered office or a place of business in Hong Kong. The sole director of a private …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 41 to 45

Class 41 Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities. This class covers mainly services provided by persons or institutions in the development of the mental faculties of persons or animals, as well as services intended to entertain or to engage the attention. Examples of companies and services: Stanford Swim School – Sports institution …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 35 to 40

Services While class 1 to 34 cover different types of goods, class 35 to 45 cover different types of services for people who want to trademark a service to choose from. ·         Class 35 Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions. This class includes mainly services rendered by persons or organizations principally with the object …

November 3-The Upcoming Event: Shareholders:Key Ageements and Decisions to Make

Being a shareholder can be an exciting and rewarding, but it can be complex as well. At some stage agreements are needed to protect you and your interests. A shareholders’ agreement contains detailed rules relating to the running of the company and the relationship between the shareholders.  This can be beneficial both to minority and …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 31 to 34

l    Class 31 Grains and agricultural, horticultural and forestry products not included in other classes; live animals; fresh fruits and vegetables; seeds; natural plants and flowers; foodstuffs for animals; malt. This class includes mainly land products not having been subjected to any form of preparation for consumption, live animals and plants as well as foodstuffs …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 26 to 30

l   Class 26 Lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers. This Class includes, in particular: slide fasteners. This Class does not include, in particular: certain special types of hooks and needles; yarns and threads that are for textile use. Example of company and products: YKK – Zip, …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 21 to 25

l    Class 21 Household or kitchen utensils and containers; combs and sponges; brushes (except paintbrushes); brush-making materials; articles for cleaning purposes; steelwool; unworked or semi-worked glass (except glass used in building); glassware, porcelain and earthenware not included in other classes. This Class includes, in particular: utensils and containers for household and kitchen use; electric combs; …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 16 to 20

l     Class 16 Paper, cardboard and goods made from these materials, not included in other classes; printed matter; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; artists’ materials; paint brushes; typewriters and office requisites (except furniture); instructional and teaching material (except apparatus); plastic materials for packaging (not included in other classes); printers’ type; …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 11 to 15

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 11 to 15 Class 11 Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply and sanitary purposes. This Class includes, in particular: air conditioning apparatus; bed warmers, hot water bottles, warming pans, electric or non-electric; electrically heated cushions (pads) and blankets, not for medical purposes; electric …