The Government of Hong Kong has released a public consultation paper on updating Hong Kong's copyright regime on 24 November 2021. Members of the public are invited to provide their views by 23 February 2022.
Basic Background to the Existing Copyright Regime
To those who are not familiar with the laws of Hong Kong, copyright is governed by the Copyright Ordinance (Cap.528) ("the Ordinance"). The Ordinance came into effect back in 1997 and incorporates a substantial part of the Copyright, Design and Patent Act 1988 of the UK. Read more