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(ZOOM WEBINAR) Patent system in Hong Kong | 6 Oct, 10:30 am HKT

06 Oct 2022

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The Government is committed to reforming the local patent system to meet the present-day circumstances and facilitate the development of the local innovation and technology sector.  In 2019, the new patent system was launched, introducing the original grant patent system for standard patents and refining the existing short-term patent system.  This webinar highlights the latest developments under the new patent system and provides tips on how to make use of the new system to better protect your invention.

Key takeaways 

  • There are three types of patents in Hong Kong
  • The original grant patent system provides a quick and easy way to establish a priority date for an invention.

Date/Time: 6 Oct, 10:30 - 11:30 am (HKT)

Venue: Zoom (Register Now)

Speaker: Mr Frederick Kwok, Senior Solicitor, Intellectual Property Department (IPD) of the Hong Kong SAR Government

Speaker's Bio:

Mr Frederick Kwok is a Senior Solicitor at the Intellectual Property Department (IPD) of the Hong Kong SAR Government. Mr Kwok joined the IPD in 2016, before the current post in the Hearings Team of the IPD, he was in the Patents and Designs Team for nearly 6 years. His main duties included providing policy support to the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau on matters concerning patents and designs, formulating legislative proposals on patent-related legislation, and providing legal advice to the Patents and Designs Registries.

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