Category: Research

  • Blockchain: Disrupting data protection?


    Henry Chang’s new article published on Privacy Law and Business International Report, 2017.

  • Ryan Whalen on Common Law Evolution and Judicial Impact in the Age of Information


    An article written by Ryan Whalen et al. published in Elon Law Review.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Anne Cheung Interviewed on Hong Kong Defamation Law


    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)


    “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.

  • Chinese Legal Reform and the Global Legal Order: Adoption and Adaptation


    Zhao, Y. & Ng, H. K. M. (Eds.), “Chinese Legal Reform and the Global Legal Order: Adoption and Adaptation”, Cambridge University Press, 2017.

  • Thomas Cheng Receives Award for Antitrust Scholarship (American Antitrust Institute)


    Thomas Cheng awarded for his sole authored article, “Antitrust Treatment of the No Challenge Clause” (2016) 5 N.Y.U.J. of Intell. Prop. & Ent. Law 437.

  • Kelvin Kwok on Bilateral Antitrust Cooperation Between Hong Kong and Mainland China

    Kelvin Kwok’s new article published on Asian Journal of Comparative Law, May 2017.

  • Yahong Li Interviewed on Taiwanese Case of “Secondary Creation” and “Fair Use” (Ming Pao)


    Dr. Yahong Li interviewed on “Secondary Creation” and “Fair Use”, based on the Gu Amo’s case.

  • Alice Lee’s Comparative Study of Well-known Trade Marks and Dissimilar Goods (HKLJ)

    An article examining the scope of ss 18(4) and 12(4) of the Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap 559), explains why they should be construed as limited to dissimilar goods and services and concludes that the Trade Marks Registry Work Manual is in desperate need of revision.

  • Yahong Li Interviewed on Patent Rights and New Drug Approvals in China (S&P Global)


    “China’s patent linkage system fosters innovation, keeps generic makers in fold” Lisa Anne Cam S&P Global Market Intelligence 24 May 2017 While the recent decision to implement a patent linkage system in China seeks to encourage innovation in the pharmaceutical industry, manufacturers of generics could […]

  • Interview with Germany’s National TV Station on China’s Social Credit System


    Professor Anne Cheung and Dr. Clement Chen are currently studying China’s Social Credit System and its legal implications. In an interview in March 2017 with ZDF, the largest TV station in Germany, they shared their views on the background and the unfolding of the Social […]

  • Yahong Li and Graham Greenleaf on China’s Copyright Public Domain in Comparison with Australia (new article)


    An article by Yahong Li and Graham Greenleaf on China’s Copyright Public Domain in Comparison with Australia published in Australian Intellectual Property Journal (2017).

  • Towards Automatically Generating Privacy Policy for Android Apps

    L. Yu, T. Zhang, X. Luo, L. Xue and H. Chang, “Toward Automatically Generating Privacy Policy for Android Apps,” in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 865-880, April 2017.

  • Haochen Sun Interviewed on the TRUMP Trademark Registration in China (LA Times)


    Interviewed by Jessica Meyers from Los Angeles Times, news particle published on 6 March 2017.

  • Moving beyond Consent for Citizen Science in Big Data Health Research


    Author: Anne Cheung
    Date written: March 29, 2017