Category: In the Spotlight

  • Congratulations to Professor Haochen Sun

    01/08/2022

    Congratulations to Haochen Sun on his promotion to full professorship!

  • NFT Risks: The Dangers of the Unknown (Part 2)

    14/07/2022

    Yu, Ronald & Chen, Fred, NFT Risks: The Dangers of the Unknown (Part 2), Regulatory Ramblings by the HKU FinTech – HKU-SCF FinTech Academy, Apple podcast, July 14, 2022.

  • Prof. Anne Cheung and her team won HKU Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award 2022

    04/07/2022

    The Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards were introduced in 2011 to recognise each Faculty’s outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organisations.

  • Post-doctoral Fellow in Technology Law at the Law and Technology Centre

    28/10/2021

    The Centre is recruiting for a Post-doctoral Fellow in Technology Law. Application deadline is February 28, 2022.

  • Showcasing HKU AI Lawyer: Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking at 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference – Hong Kong Forum

    12/07/2021

    The Centre was invited by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation to set up a booth to showcase “HKU AI Lawyer: Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking” at the 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference – Hong Kong Forum.

  • Media Coverage of the Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking

    02/07/2021

    Links to the media reports and interviews are included.

  • HKU Law and Technology Centre launches HKU AI Lawyer: Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking

    21/05/2021

    HKU’s research team led by Prof. Ben Kao and Prof. Anne Cheung introduced HKU AI Lawyer – an AI-assisted sentencing predictor for the offence of trafficking in dangerous drugs in Hong Kong.

  • HKU AI Lawyer: Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking 港大人工智能律師:販毒罪量刑估算程式

    05/05/2021

    This workshop will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, May 18 to introduce and demonstrate the use of the AI-assisted sentencing predictor for the offence of trafficking in dangerous drugs in Hong Kong.

  • Prof. Anne Cheung Interviewed in CHOICE Magazine

    22/03/2021

    Professor Anne Cheung was interviewed by the Consumer Council in CHOICE Magazine concerning contract law implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click here to read the full interview (in Chinese).

  • First Annual Conference of a Platform Governance Research Network

    19/03/2021

    The conference will be held online from 24-26 March, 2021. This will be a 3-day, multi-part conference on platform governance. Please register via the conference link.

  • Call for Papers, Platform Governance Research Network, First Annual Conference

    16/02/2021

    The First Annual Conference of a Platform Governance Research Network will take place on 24-26 March 2021.

  • Dr. Haochen Sun awarded HKU Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award 2020

    26/10/2020

    The Faculty KE Awards were introduced in 2011 in order to recognize each Faculty’s outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organizations.

  • Recruiting for Post-doctoral Fellow in Technology Law

    29/09/2020

    The Centre is recruiting for a Post-doctoral Fellow in Technology Law. Interested parties please apply online via the HKU HR website.
    Applications will close on November 30, 2020 (HK Time).

  • Facebook, Twitter, Google Face Free-Speech Test in Hong Kong

    06/07/2020

    Haochen was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Published on July 3, 2020.

  • Yahong elected to be Executive Committee member of ATRIP

    11/09/2019

    Yahong was elected to be member of ATRIP Executive Committee of the Association, which is the most prestigious IP association in the world. This post also includes accomplishments of Ms. Deng Zhaoxia, a PhD student supervised by Yahong.

  • Statement of Public Interest Principles for Copyright Protection under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

    27/12/2018

    Haochen Sun, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Law and Technology Centre, The University of Hong Kong.

  • Statement of Call by Creative Commons Hong Kong

    20/08/2018

    The First HK Chapter meeting will take place on Oct 25 (Thursday) at 12:30pm in HKU. All Hong Kong-based CC members are invited to join the meeting.

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

    09/01/2018

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

  • 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 Receives Award for Antitrust Scholarship (American Antitrust Institute)

    12/06/2017

    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.