Region: Hong Kong

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

Featured in IP office tools and services

In a major update, representatives from the Hong Kong IP Department reveal the innovative non-core tools and services it offers for trademark users – and some of those planned for the future.

09 May 2023

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

WTR provides an updated look at measures that national IP offices conducted in response to the covid-19 pandemic.

05 May 2023

Hong Kong IP office warns of fraud; Marks & Spencer trademark spat; Tata Steel counterfeit raid – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the Delhi High Court ordering the trademark office to withdraw notice of abandonment for nearly 190,000 applications, and much more.

14 April 2023

“IP professionals need to do better” to address gender issues in Hong Kong’s IP industry

A study on the local legal sector reveals that women in law face gender bias and microaggressions daily.

02 March 2023

Hong Kong Customs vows parallel trade crackdown; Ports Group and BRANDIT merge; 7 Up brand refresh - news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the EUIPO extending time limits for those impacted by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, and much more.

21 February 2023

Fewer filings, NFTs, alliances and bad-faith marks: APAC year in review

WTR looks back at major trends in the Asia-Pacific region from the past 12 months.

11 January 2023

Asia-Pacific IP offices: a year in review and what to expect in 2023

WTR presents insights from representatives at major IP offices across the Asia-Pacific region to share their highlights from 2022 and what trademark practitioners should look out for in the coming months.

08 December 2022

Tackling cross-border online infringement: key takeaways from Mary Kay v Alibaba

Brand owners need to take great care when devising their enforcement and litigation strategies when it comes to online platforms. Deacons’ Charmaine Koo and Alibaba Group's senior legal counsel Iris Li share some key takeaways from the decision that has solidified Hong Kong’s stance on cross-border online infringement.

10 November 2022

Hong Kong and Cambodia sign MoU; USPTO director to co-chair NACIE; WIPO plans UDRP workshop – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Maradona Global Limited revealing brand plans, the Brazil and German IPOs warning of fraud, and much more.

20 September 2022

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

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