Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 26 to 30

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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, slide fasteners
Berwick Offray – Ribbons

l   Class 27
Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings (non-textile).
This class includes mainly products intended to be added as furnishings to previously constructed floors and walls.
This Class does not include wooden flooring.
Examples of companies and products:
Tai Ping Carpets – Carpets
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. – Flooring materials

l   Class 28
Games and playthings; gymnastic and sporting articles not included in other classes; decorations for Christmas trees.
This Class includes amusement and game apparatus adapted for use with an external display screen or monitor; fishing tackle; equipment for various sports and games.
This Class does not include, in particular: Christmas tree candles; diving equipment; electrical lamps (garlands), confectionery and chocolate decorations for Christmas trees; fishing nets; clothing for gymnastics and sports.
Examples of companies and products:
Bandai – Toys
Nintendo – Video games

l   Class 29
Meat, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved, frozen, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams, compotes; eggs; milk and milk products; edible oils and fats.
This class includes mainly foodstuffs of animal origin as well as vegetables and other horticultural comestible products which are prepared for consumption or conservation, in particular: milk beverages (milk predominating).
This Class does not include certain foodstuffs of plant origin; baby food; dietetic food and substances adapted for medical use; dietary supplements; salad dressings; fertilised eggs for hatching; foodstuffs for animals; or live animals.
Examples of companies and products:
Four seas group – Frozen and preserved food
Kowloon Dairy – Milk

l   Class 30

Coffee, tea, cocoa and artificial coffee; rice; tapioca and sago; flour and preparations made from cereals; bread, pastry and confectionery; edible ices; sugar, honey, treacle; yeast, baking-powder; salt; mustard; vinegar, sauces (condiments); spices; ice.

This class includes mainly foodstuffs of plant origin prepared for consumption or conservation as well as auxiliaries intended for the improvement of the flavour of food, in particular: beverages with coffee, cocoa, chocolate or tea base; cereals prepared for human consumption.

This Class does not include certain foodstuffs of plant origin; salt for preserving other than for foodstuffs; medicinal teas and dietetic food and substances adapted for medical use ; baby food; dietary supplements; raw cereals; foodstuffs for animals.

Golden Resources – Rice

Saint Honore Cake Shop – Cakes and bread

Please refer to the section http://www.ipd.gov.hk/eng/intellectual_property/trademarks/how_to_classify.htm at the IPD’s website, and http://web2.wipo.int/classifications/nice/nicepub/en/fr/edition-20150101/taxonomy/ at the WIPO website for the details about the current edition and version of the International Classification.

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