Companies Registry

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TRADEMARK REGISTRATION AND COMPANY REGISTRATION

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Under Hong Kong law, there are subtle differences between Trademark Registration and Company Registration, for example, whether Company Registration protects brand or business names. In this blog, we are going to address the differences between the Companies Registry and Company Registration, and how Trademark Registration is different. The most important difference is that Company Registration is not an indication of trademark rights. In …

JOIN THE HONG KONG ENTREPRENEUR DAY @ HKTDC

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The 10th annual Hong Kong Entrepreneur Day will be held from the 17th of May to the 18th of May in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. It is free and open to the public. At this fair, visitors can find start-up opportunities and support services made for Hong Kong start-ups. In addition, there are many events to help …

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What is the Procedure for Setting up a Representative Office?

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Set up a Representative Office First, the company must complete the registration procedure with the Companies Registry within 1 month of the establishment of the place of business. Also, they must register with the Business Registration Office of the Inland Revenue Department within one month of the commencement of business. Further, For more details about setting up a representative office, kindly …

Process Trademark

The process of registering a trademark?

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The process of registering a trademark? Once the application for your trademark has been received, an examiner will process it according to code. The process is Application Deficiencies Checking Search & Examination Publication for Opposition Hearing Registration Time Required for the application is usually 6-8 months, so planning ahead here is key. For more information about process trademark, please feel …

Process Trademark

What is a trademark?

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What is a Trademark? First and foremost, a trademark is a sign/symbol that distinguishes the brand of one business from the other. Furthermore, it can be words, indications, designs, letters, or any other defining characteristics. What is a sign? A sign as a trademark can be represented graphically.  Last, for more information about trademark, kindly contact us at sales@centreo.hk or call …

Advantages and disadvantages of a Limited Company

Advangtages and disadvantages of a Limited Company – a summary

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Advantages and disadvantages of a Limited Company Last week, we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a Limited Company in details. Here is the summary for your clear understanding. Disadvantages  Involvement of considerable documentation and expenses in forming and maintaining a company.  A company has to disclose certain information to the public. This happens by filing returns with the Companies Registry, …

What is a representative office?

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When an overseas company, a company that is not incorporated in Hong Kong, establishes a place of business in Hong Kong, that is a representative office. The establishment of representative offices in Hong Kong by an overseas company is governed by Part XI of the Companies Ordinance.  Many companies will create a representative office when they don’t want to create …

Step 2 of Setting Up a Hong Kong Limited Company

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Please provide below company structure details by email: 1. Director(s) and Shareholder(s): →passport copy →residential address proof – e.g. valid ID card / driver license / utility bill or bank statement showing full name & residential address (issued in recent 3 months) 2. Issued shares to each shareholder and consideration paid: →please state the number of shares per shareholder (e.g. …

Step 1 of Setting Up a Hong Kong Limited Company

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Please provide some preferred company names for our name checking. Note: An English company name that must end with the word “Limited” 1. It takes 8 working days to complete the registration work after we confirm your payment and receive all original signed documents 2. E-registration of a company, it takes about 3 working days for company formation and document …

Corresponding Address Service

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You can use our HK office addresses to receive business mails and parcels. Once mails received, we can arrange to open, scan and email to you automatically. We will keep the original for 3 months. If you wish to receive the originals by courier, no problem, we will simply charge you courier and handling fee. We are pleased to offer …