Copyright Amendment Bill 2022

Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2022 gazetted for LegCo reading on 8 June 2022

The Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2022 (https://www.legco.gov.hk/yr2022/english/brief/citbcr070928_22020525-e.pdf) was gazetted last Friday after the 3-month public consultation.  A very aligned view of IP practitioners and stakeholders is to have the new Copyright provisions enacted as law without any further delay.  The key 5 legislative proposals are: 1. To introduce an exclusive technology-neutral communication right for copyright owners in […]
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CEDB released a public consultation paper on updating Hong Kong’s copyright regime on 24 November

By Benjamin Choi, Managing Director The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong just released on 24 November 2021 a public consultation paper on updating Hong Kong’s copyright regime.  This is brilliant news to copyright owners and fingers crossed with the passage of the new legislation!  If you may wonder the meaning […]
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