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 …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 6 to 10

To continue, here the brief description of classes 6 to 10 of the Nice Classification (NCL) Class 6 Common metals and their alloys; metal building materials; transportable buildings of metal; materials of metal for railway tracks; non-electric cables and wires of common metal; ironmongery, small items of metal hardware; pipes and tubes of metal; safes; …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 1 to 5

As we have already mentioned, trademarks and intellectual properties are used to classify the origin of products and services, to protect creations and inventions, to specify the source of the good in question. TDM and IP prove that you are the owner of a specific “good”, it doesn’t matter if a word, a smells, a …

How to protect your business in Hong Kong

The essential function of a trademark is to exclusively identify the commercial source or origin of products or services, so a trademark, properly called, indicates source or serves as a badge of origin. Typically a trademark can be words (including personal names), indications, designs, letters, characters, numerals, figurative elements, colours, sounds, smells, the shape of …

Company Secretary– Be careful who you choose

As the Company Secretary role cannot be the Directors or the Shareholders within the same company, another individual or entity must be nominated. There have been cases where Directors or Shareholders have chosen their friend or another individual entity as their Company Secretary which has turned out in a difficult and costly situation. Recently we have a …

How to Change Your Business Address in Hong Kong?

  We are always on a look-out for the perfect office space. And until we find the perfect one, change is unavoidable. So is how do you go about the legal formalities regarding the change of address? If your business address has changed, you should notify the Business Registration Office in writing within 1 month …