Region: Hong Kong

What law firms should consider before hiring a D&I officer in Asia

Set clear expectations, ensure leadership buy-in and provide full employee support for your new D&I officer in Asia to succeed.

06 July 2022

Why your firm needs a D&I manager based in Asia

Asia-based professionals at Freshfields, Baker McKenzie and Mayer Brown expand on their diversity-focused roles and responsibilities, which extend to client-facing work to advance D&I locally.

05 July 2022

Live updates: IP offices implement measures in wake of coronavirus crisis

As the novel coronavirus epidemic continues to spread across the globe, WTR provides an updated look at measures that national IP offices have launched in response.

26 May 2022

IP financing in Asia – why so few loans and what can we do about it?

In the second article of a four-part series, WTR investigates IP financing in Asia to find out why it is not more prevalent and how stakeholders are addressing the challenges.

20 May 2022

Brand valuation in Hong Kong – top tips from the front line

Brands are well suited to IP trading but how do you set their value? OLN IP Services Limited’s Benjamin Choi provides an insider perspective of the Hong Kong branding landscape, along with exclusive advice for overseas rights holders.

12 August 2021

Innovation at the Hong Kong IP Office: spotlight on non-core tools and services

In exclusive insights, the Hong Kong IP Department reveals its innovative non-core tools and services for trademark users – and some of those planned for the future.

24 March 2021

Trademarks (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 – changes to embrace and changes to beware of

The Trademarks (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 was published in the Government Gazette on 19 June 2020, providing a basis in Hong Kong law for the application of the Madrid Protocol in Hong Kong.

22 July 2020

Six counterfeit hotspots in Hong Kong that brand owners must be aware of

Featured in Physical marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the latest instalment in our regular series on marketplaces around the globe that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to a region that is well known for being a hub for fake goods – Hong Kong.

06 May 2020

Hong Kong registrar finds for local distributor of international trademark owner

In a decision appearing to be contrary to internationally adopted principles of trademark law, the Hong Kong registrar has found that a local distributor was the rightful owner of a logo mark.

09 April 2020

How intellectual property transformed the e-sports industry: interview with Fnatic’s Andrew Cooke

In a conversation with WTR, Andrew Cooke, general counsel of e-sports team Fnatic, reveals that an entire generation of e-sports athletes are waking up to the power of their IP as brands race to catch up with this rapidly evolving consumer market.

27 February 2020

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