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China breaks new ground with Foreign Investment Law-related Intellectual Property (IP) reform

In a recent move involving both the Chinese legislature (the National People's Congress) and the executive branch (the State Council), China has overhauled two of its most important pieces...

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Standard essential patent update – June 2018

This bi-monthly newsletter summarizes the more notable SEP developments from key litigation arenas for owners and prospective licensees.

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Opening the door for product placement in Hong Kong?

On 4 September 2017, the Communications Authority of Hong Kong ("CA") announced that it will review the relevant provisions in the codes of practice governing indirect advertising and...

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Enhanced Consumer Protection in Hong Kong

The Trade Descriptions (Unfair Trade Practices) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 ("the Ordinance") came into law in Hong Kong on 19 July 2013.

The original Trade Descriptions Ordinance, which has ...

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What's Up with Apps in Hong Kong

In May this year, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("Privacy Commissioner") joined the Global Privacy Enforcement Network ("GPEN") to conduct a privacy review to...

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CNNIC to allow Roman scripts/numbers to be registered as part of Chinese Internationalized Domain Names

Chinese Internationalized Domain Names in simplified and traditional characters ("Chinese IDNs") have been available for registration since 2005. Previously, Chinese IDN country code...

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The Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance Has Been Amended: Are Your Data Protection Practices and Policies Adequate?

The Personal Data (Privacy) Amendment Ordinance (the "Amendment Ordinance") was passed on 27 June 2012. This ends a nearly three year process initially spurred by the need to bring the...

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Intellectual Property Newsletter - January 2012

The international Intellectual Property Newsletter provides quarterly updates and comment from all over the world on recent case law and other legal developments in the fields of trademarks ...

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