Year: 2017

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

    02/11/2017

    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

    23/10/2017

    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

    19/10/2017

    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)

    18/10/2017

    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

    17/10/2017

    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

    15/10/2017

    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

    14/10/2017

    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

    13/10/2017

    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

    12/10/2017

    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

    11/10/2017

    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

    09/10/2017

    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

    21/09/2017

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

  • Education 4.0: Modernizing Copyright for the Knowledge Society

    23/08/2017

    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

    22/08/2017

    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

    21/08/2017

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

  • Legal Innovation Panel Series 2017 – LegalTech Day

    20/08/2017

    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)

    07/08/2017

    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.

  • Anne Cheung Interviewed on Hong Kong Defamation Law

    26/07/2017

    Professor Anne Cheung was recently interviewed by Amnesty International Hong Kong on Hong Kong defamation law. In the interview, Professor Cheung discussed the limited access to justice by the poor, the burden of proof being favourable to plaintiffs, the threshold and defence of political libel, […]

  • Thomas Cheng on Restrictive Agreements Under China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (World Competition)

    17/07/2017

    “The Meaning of Restriction of Competition Under the Monopolistic Agreements Provisions of the PRC Anti-Monopoly Law” by Thomas Cheng. World Competition, 2017, Vol 40, Issue 2, pp 323-354.