Year: 2017

  • Reforming Trademark Fair Use in China: Lessons from the European Union and the United States


    Principal Investigator: Haochen Sun
    Funded by Seed Fund for Basic Research for Resubmission of GRF/ECS Proposals.

  • Patent Landscapes: A Multiplex Approach to Solving the Prior Art Problem

    Principal Investigator: Dr. Ryan Whalen
    Funded by Seed Fund for Basic Research. Project started from October 2017 for 1 year.

  • Charting the New Waters of 21st Century IP Dispute Resolution


    This event is co-organized by Des Voeux Chambers and the HKU Law and Technology Centre. It will be held on Nov 22, 2017 from 4pm-6:30pm at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.

  • Yun Zhao on Intellectual Property Protection in Outer Space


    Prof. Zhao Yun’s new article published on Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, 2017.

  • New book by Yahong Li: Patents and Innovation in Mainland China and Hong Kong

    Author: Li Yahong
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press, published in October 2017

  • Patents and Medicine: A Matter of Life and Death


    HKU Lecture in IP by Professor Robin Jacob on Nov 21, 2017 (Tues) from 6:30pm-7:30pm at HKU.

  • International Cybercrime: The Law Enforcement Dimension (Cancelled)


    Lunch-time seminar by Ron Cheng (Partner, O’Melveny & Myers) on Nov 16, 2017 on international cybercrime.

  • Big Data and the Law by Professor Omri Ben Shahar: Courts and Big Data


    A public lecture by Prof. Omri Ben-Shahar (University of Chicago) on November 9, 2017 (Thursday) from 5:30pm-7pm.

  • Towards Fair Use in Europe? Why the Current Proposals for Reforming EU Copyright Law Are Silent on the Issue of Fair Use


    This event will be held on Nov 9 (Thurs) from 1pm-2pm at HKU.

  • The Business of IP in an Age of Disruption – Fostering a Fair Ecosystem in the Digital Media Economy


    Insights in IP Practice Lecture series by Francis Chang (FOX Networks Group) on Nov 2, 2017 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm.

  • The Future of Privacy


    The event will discuss topics on Privacy issues in the modern context. It will be held at HKU on October 26, 2017, 6pm – 7:30pm.

  • FinTech and Data Ownership: Legal Issues of Digital Business Models


    This event is presented by the University of Zurich in collaboration with HKU on Oct 26, 2:30pm – 5pm, on FinTech issues.

  • Legal Innovation Panel Series 2017 – TechLegal Day


    The event will be held on Oct 24, 2017 (Tues) evening from 6:30pm – 8:40pm at HKU.

  • 大中華知識產權青年學者論壇


    香港大學法律與科技研究中心將於 2017年10月13-14日(星期五及六)在香港舉行第一屆大中華知識產權青年學者論壇。

  • Digital Trade, Privacy and Innovation


    The talk will be held on Sept 29 (Friday) from 1pm – 2pm.

  • Education 4.0: Modernizing Copyright for the Knowledge Society


    Law Tech talk by Philipp Homar (Research Associate, Department for Business Law, European Integration at the Danube University Krems) on October 12, 2017 from 1pm – 2pm.

  • The 6th Asian Privacy Scholars Network International Conference


    Hosted by the Law and Technolopy Centre, this conference will be held on Sept 27, 2017. This APSN International Conference aims to give an update on the latest development, trends and status in privacy and data protection.

  • Book Launch & Panel Discussion: The Commercial Appropriation of Fame: A Cultural Analysis of the Right of Publicity and Passing Off


    Book launch talk by Dr. David Tan (National University of Singapore) on September 26, 2017.

  • Legal Innovation Panel Series 2017 – LegalTech Day


    Legal Innovation Panel Series 2017 on LegalTech issues on September 21, 2017.

  • Yahong Li Comments on Hong Kong’s High Speed Railway Patent Infringement Case (new book chapter)


    Dr. Yahong Li’s new book chapter in Kung-Chung LIU (eds), Annotated Leading Patent Cases in Major Asian Jurisdictions (City University of Hong Kong Press, 2017), pp 69-83.